But, for the first time in history, the U.S. has a presumptive nominee for President from one of the major parties. Whether you loathe, like, or just don't care about Hillary Clinton, she did just make history, and it's a milestone. Good for her, I say.
When I was a little girl, the newspaper was still divided into "Help Wanted - Male" and "Help Wanted - Female" sections. At different points during my time in elementary and high school, I mentioned possible careers I would like (sportswriter, veterinarian), and was told they were not things that girls could do. Any sports played by girls were in gym class only.
I am 60 years old, so this was not that long ago. We have indeed come a long way.
I mean, this article is from 1968, and if you read it, it sounds like it's from a much earlier time!
And speaking of women, and how everyone has an opinion about what clothes are appropriate for older women, how they should wear their hair, etc., a friend sent me a link to this blog post and though I am not a fan of the F word, it did make me laugh in the context of the posting.
I mean, even though we all know that older women all look like this:
Whereas, older men are always handsome, right?
That's it for now, I need to go out into the library reading room and "Shush" people ...