I live in a time and place where women can vote, own property, run for office, head up companies, and do pretty much everything a man can do. Our mother’s and their mother’s and their mother’s mother’s worked very hard for this time and I thank you.

I thank you for the ability to open a bank account. When my aunt was first married she was not allowed too without her husbands approval.

I thank you for the right to vote and I honour that right by voting.

I thank you for the ability to work outside the home. I haven’t taken up this one but I like that I have a choice.

I would also like to thank women who have been good examples of Intelligence, philanthropy, and everything good that is to be a woman. We are different from men and I like that.

Finally, I would also like to thank my Father for having the patience to raise 5 little women. Because he was such a good father we have self respect.

Happy International Women’s Day!!

P.S. I am thankful that Hallmark hasn’t gotten a hold of this day and littered it with chocolate, doilies and pink. 


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  1. In Russia, International Women’s Day is an official holiday and it is celebrated with chocolate. At least that’s what a Russian woman I once worked with said. And she backed it up by bringing in some Russian chocolate on March 8 for all of us in the office to share.

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