Strong Texas Women

Photo of Courtenay Bluebird staring out of a window, thinking

Tonight, a landmark decision came down in Texas that made me very unhappy.  So much so, that I found myself remembering other Texas stories, starting with my grandmother watching her college-educated mother go to the polls for the first time in 1919—the year Texas women got the vote. Read on, Reader!

The Little Black Dress That Never Was


For two days, I have been looking for a dress to wear to my grandmother’s out-of-town funeral— a dress I cannot find. Is it really about the dress? Or is there something else, something greater I am looking for? Read on, Reader!