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Published Articles by Doris Weatherford

Adding and Subtracting Simultaneously

The last few days have not been good for me, as Hubby’s health deteriorated at the same time that I had a major disagreement with my longtime New York publishing associate. I thought I was almost done with a project for her, but it turned out that we had differing expectations, and now I’m rewriting for peanuts in pay.  Read More 
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Gays, Guns, and Ghosts

I’ve mentioned before that I have an 86-year-old friend in Gainesville whose personal experience in Florida history runs deep. He’s Jack Price, formerly of the National Conference of Christians and Jews, and I know that some of you know him, too. He doesn’t travel anymore, but he was on the phone soon after the Orlando massacre.  Read More 
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We Have Overcome

The first of several notable things last week was Hillary going over the top. I have expected it for a long time -- but it is historic, and we should pause to reflect. I remember when Geraldine Ferraro became the first vice-presidential nominee. That was much more of a surprise, and dozens of us gathered on short notice in a Seminole Heights backyard to toast with cheap champagne.  Read More 
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Our June is not that of English Poets

I’m writing this on June 6, which is D-Day, but more on that later. I had intended to be speaking right now on the history of the League of Women Voters, but that was cancelled because of the season’s first tropical storm.  Read More 
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