Archives by Tag 'heroes'

Erica. Role Models, Mentors and Other Heroes

By - Last updated: Friday, April 3, 2009

When I asked Erica to tell me about her role models, mentors and other heroes, she told me she had had lots of both from an early age. The first ones she recalled were the women who worked in her father's real estate company. She remembers these women being in their late 40s to mid 60s and describes them as having "fabulous lives and great clothes" and to her they just seemed to have the world by the tail. She always thought they were great! She liked their energy, the way they had fun, enjoyed each other's company and had "nice clothes". (She did mention their clothes twice. Obviously, their clothes made a big impression on young Erica!!) She remembers her ...

Gloria Steinem: An Inspiration

By - Last updated: Friday, April 4, 2008

When asked the question "Who would you like to have dinner with, if you could invite anyone to join you?" I said I would love to have dinner with Gloria Steinem. I find her profoundly inspirational!!! I have seen her speak on several occasions and each time she has walked on stage, the largely female adudience has risen to their feet in a spontaneous and prolonged standing ovation. I believe they are applauding her courage and determination, her willingness to fight for the rights of all women! On each occasion, she has encourgaged the women in the audience to perform an outrageous act, every day!! And I must say, this idea has always appealed to me!! And she suggests women get together in ...

kd lang sings Hallelujah

By - Last updated: Saturday, March 22, 2008

I was reminded today of the beauty of k d lang singing Leondard Cohen's Hallelujah. You can check it out by clicking on the following link: She blows me away with the beauty of her voice and the humility with which she responds to her standing ovation!!