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Louise Brown —
born on July 25, 1978,
Louise Joy Brown is an English woman known for being the first human to have been born after conception by in vitro fertilisation, or IVF... (wikipedia)
The young women in my classes are feisty and clever and believe, often with the passion of youthful optimism, that feminism is a battle already won. I worry for them - and for my daughters, too.
The richest most meaningful stories are found in small places: made, carried, crafted, told, and retold by apparently unimportant people.
Much of my reading time over the last decade and a half has been spent reading aloud to my children. Those children's bedtime rituals of supper, bath, stories, and sleep have been a staple of my life and some of the best, most special times I can remember.
Never give up. And most importantly, be true to yourself. Write from your heart, in your own voice, and about what you believe in.
I have a good collection of cookery books. This is not so much because I like cooking, but because I like eating.