Celebrate the Day- I Can Vote Thanks to Our Mothers and Grandmothers.. AND Let's Not Forget Our Favorite 4 Legged Friends!

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Celebrate the Day- I Can Vote Thanks to Our Mothers and Grandmothers.. AND Let's Not Forget Our Favorite 4 Legged Friends!

WomenIt's another day to celebrate and today is Women's Equality Day.  Did you know that women did NOT have the right to vote until 1920 when the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was passed giving us the right to vote? 

That is less than 100 years ago... not all that long.  Today we take it for granted that a woman can pilot a plane; be a medical practioner beyond being a nurse; run a Fortune 500 company; or take a trip into space.  

It was the late Congresswoman Bella Abzug who lobbied for this day to be designated as Women's Equality Day.  We can thank those women who peacefully marched in the streets and dared to apply to Medical Schools AND entered into the world of selling Real Estate for all of the opportunities we have today!

And where would we be without our 4 legged friends... our dogs.  Today is also National Dog Day.   (this one's forlucky
you Toni Weidman!)  Today we want to call attention to our friends who love us no matter what.  
They are at the front lines of battle; they give us endless love and joy; they help us when we are challenged physically and play with us when there is no one else. 

If you know of someone looking for a pet, please send them to your local shelter.   If you see one being mistreated, do something!  And, if you're lucky enough to have one of your own... give him or her a great big hug and their favorite treat... after all.. it's their day!!

 

 

 

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  1. Toni Weidman 08/26/2011 11:19 AM
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Rainmaker
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Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate

I was reading Toni's blog and happened to see the reblog on your post.  I did give my chocolate lab, Zeke, an extra biscuit today for National Dog Day, as well as a bath, and played fetch...and of course another biscuit.

August 26, 2011 09:57 PM
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Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof
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Kathy,

We have so much to be thankful for, cry for, jump for joy for, and we definitely need more people in Washington to make better opportunities for women.

I saw that video before and it broke my heart.

What a great post! I just love your creativity.

Patricia

August 26, 2011 09:57 PM
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Kathy Streib
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Toni= I had to do a double take when I saw your cat over there!!!  And, I could just see you marching. 

Alexandra- me too, in fact I watched it once but can't bear to watch it again. 

Joanna- it is so sad and touching and yes... it brought tears to my eyes.

Gayle- take my word for it, you would be crying.. a lot.  Did I tell you I love your new pic!!!

Sharon- I'd have no clue either.  Thank goodness for the Internet.

Rebecca - good for you! I'd bet Zeke thought it was his birthday!

Patricia- Thank you...  we do have a lot to be thankful for but we still have some work to do!

August 26, 2011 10:44 PM
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Michael Thornton
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Good morning Kathy. Maybe that is the reason that dog is God spelled backwards ~ unconditional love...

August 27, 2011 05:23 AM
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Kathy Streib
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Michael- that is the best thought yet!  Our dogs love us not matter what... warts and all!

August 29, 2011 07:37 PM
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