Virtual Oasis, June 16

I’m a couple of weeks behind, so you get lots of lovely links this weekend!

  • Former Governor Olene Walker, still going strong: “Always a bit of an insomniac, she gets up at 4 a.m. to read newspapers online and catch up on e-mail, including messages from some of the 90 ambassadors she met while serving an LDS public affairs mission to the United Nations.”
  • Over at Mormon Momma: “I am just like you, except I don’t have to bring Cheerios to church. My childless state is not by choice, but it is the part of the vineyard of life I am in.”
  • Maralise’s “Things Fall Apart”: “Last summer, a wise friend of mine mentioned that in building their own home after having rented for a number of years, they had in mind how to make it perfect. But instead of making the mistakes of the former homebuilders, they just made new ones.”
  • From Salon.com: It was generally assumed that it wasn’t until preschool — when kids split into gender segregated groups — that they started to recognize gender stereotypes or expectations. But researchers from Brigham Young University found that 2-year-olds are well aware of socially proscribed gender roles and when they’re being subverted.

Just because:

Deborah

Deborah is K-12 educator who nurtures a healthy interest in reading, writing, running, ethics, mystics, and interfaith dialogue.

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  1. tracy m says:

    One again, Deborah, thanks for the nod and the link. I finished the painting this morning, by the way.

    I really, really like the Virtual Oasis- you give us an oportunity to visit women writers I might not otherwise stumble across. Thanks for this…

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