Wilma Mankiller, Chief of the Cherokee Nation

                      “Gadugi, or working collectively for the common good, is an abiding attribute of the Cherokee culture.”                [Wilma Mankiller]     Wilma Mankiller’s life is a record of her belief in working for the collective good no matter […]

First Women of San Francisco

Last week my husband and I flew to San Francisco, into that rarefied air that can only be California. Our first stop was San Francisco, or the polyglot that columnist Herb Caen used to call Baghdad by the Bay (back when Baghdad had a romantic aura about it). As we traveled around the city, several […]