Her 98-year-old grandmother asked her mother to photograph her filling out her ballot on a Wednesday, the day she gets her hair done.
As fellow Sisterhood blogger Chanel Dubofsky wrote here, today marks the 90th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, which gave American women the right to vote. And we have a great Jewish woman, Rep. Bella Abzug, to thank for making this day a holiday. Back in 1971, at Abzug’s urging, Congress declared August 26 “Women’s Equality Day.” Read the text, and context, of the declaration here:
I almost never answer the door unless I’m expecting someone or something. I live in New York, and you can’t be too careful.