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An offering for Women's History month...


Why do we wait until March every year to do this?  Shouldn't it be an everyday thing?  Let's start making recognition one of our most abundant resources.

Here's a past pioneer who was a great example of courage & determination.  She was one of the coolest for sure!


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Jacqueline Cochran (May 11, 1906 – August 9, 1980) was a pioneer in aviation and one of the most talented pilots of her era.  She was an important contributor to the formation of the wartime United States Women's Auxiliary Corps and Women's Air Force Service Pilots.  On May 18, 1953, at Rogers Dry Lake, California,  she became the first woman to break the sound barrier.  That's going over 770 miles per hour!  General Chuck Yeager (bottom left in photo), a Major at the time, was her number one supporter.  Her outstanding example of leadership deserves celebration.

Here's a short article on the life of Jackie Cochran.

She paved the way for others like Nicole Malachowski, Marcelite Harris & countless others who gave their lives in service to our nation.  They are all examples to us that life is a team game.

They remind us that we have to learn from other humans how to be human.  A person is a person through other people.  We can't be all we can be unless others are all they can be. The better others are the better we are.  It's not about "me"'s about "we"! Finding our best way to encourage will make us more sensitive to quality of life and maybe make recognition an everyday thing.

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I'd like to recognize and celebrate the women who work quietly everyday, doing what needs to be done.  They aren't pioneers and they don't break barriers.  They do the stuff that doesn't get photographed. Thank you to all the women I'm describing.  I see you and I appreciate you. 


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