part 2 March for Science Dallas signs: Earth Day Texas at Fair Park

part 2 March for Science Dallas signs: Earth Day Texas at Fair Park

This is a BIG file. It will take a while to load. The photos are as high-res as an iPhone can go. If you want one, just drag it to desktop. by Amy Martin  moonlady.com Though the March for Science Dallas had a wimpy ending, the sentiment continued through the day at Earth Day Dallas. Signs and t-shirts from the …

part 1 March for Science Dallas signs: From City Hall plaza to Fair Park

part 1 March for Science Dallas signs: From City Hall plaza to Fair Park

by Amy Martin moonlady.com This is a BIG file. It will take a while to load. The photos are as high-res as an iPhone can go. If you want one, just drag it to desktop. The masses gathered at City Hall plaza, about 3000 strong. People checked out each other’s signs and found connections, chatted up the reasons they felt …

Women’s Red New Moon — 2017

Women’s Red New Moon — 2017

The New Moon in Aquarius, the New Moon halfway between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox that determines the Chinese New Year. My honor to host a group of power women at my house, women I’ve known for decades and women I’ve just met, ranging from 30s to 70s. For a few hours we embody the world we want to see, …

Women’s March on Austin Texas

Women’s March on Austin Texas

by Amy Martin It wasn’t just women’s rights, though I am damn tired of women being paid 70 cents for every $1 a man makes, damn tired of women having to endure pussy grabbing and other entitled macho crap, damn tired of good women being controlled by contemptible men. All 50,000 of us in Austin — women, men, children — …

Women’s Marches: Links & Social Media & Tips

Women’s Marches: Links & Social Media & Tips

WOMEN’S MARCHES: January 21 Saturday Local, State (TX) & National LINKS & SOCIAL MEDIA > Please share & save! < (updated: 1.14.17) <><><> WASHINGTON, DC <><><> Women’s March on Washington #WomensMarch https://www.womensmarch.com/ Twitter @ womensmarch https://t witter.com/womensmarch Instagram @womensmarch https://www.instagram.com/womensmarch/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/2169332969958991/ https://www.facebook.com/Womens-March-on-Washington-1338822066131069 <><><> AUSTIN <><><> March on Austin #marchonaustin https://marchonaustin.com/ Twitter @marchonaustin https://twitter.com/marchonaustin/ Instagram womensmarchonaustin https://www.instagram.com/womensmarchonaustin/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/womensmarchonaustin/ <><><> …

The Aging Hippie: Dancing to Big Band Memories

The Aging Hippie: Dancing to Big Band Memories

by Amy Martin   I watched as he faded into the mist of memories the music had evoked. “This was before your time, of course,” my father said. Though his vision was failing and his health frail, a smile crossed his face as he leaned back into his easy chair. “It’s the most beautiful song ever written,” he said, as …

The Aging Hippie: Prayer Tree of  Spring

The Aging Hippie: Prayer Tree of Spring

By Amy Martin on March 1, 2016  In my backyard, there is a tree that blooms. When we moved here many years ago, it was lost in the darkness of oaks and cedar elms that grew to tower over it. An odd scrawny tree with tough green skin like a succulent instead of bark, it bore tiny round leaves in …

Vivian Castleberry: A pioneer in moving women and humanity forward through peace

Vivian Castleberry: A pioneer in moving women and humanity forward through peace

A pioneer of women’s rights and international peace for 80 years, she contemplates retirement for real, but first has one last goal to meet by Amy Martin Vivian Castleberry is not ready to retire from retirement, even at age 93. By 1984, when she left the Dallas Times Herald after 28 years, she’d revolutionized how newspapers cover women’s issues. At …

photo essay: Women’s RED New Moon

photo essay: Women’s RED New Moon

Sunday, Feb. 7 The Red Temple featuring the Vagina Hall (otherwise known as the abode of Amy “Moonlady” Martin)   It was exuberant and smoky, a rollicking wild ride sandwiched between those heartfelt and fascinating conversation-and-nosh sessions that weave the women’s web. Such a great group of sacred and silly women! I feel so grateful to host this gathering every …

Elva Roy and Ambassadors For Aging

Elva Roy and Ambassadors For Aging

 January-February 2016 Helping Arlington and the mid-cities civic community get ready for the Silver Tsunami by Amy Martin   “Be the kind of woman who when your feet hit the floor in the morning the devil says ‘Oh no, she’s up!’ ” In the case of Elva Roy, it’s not the devil but Arlington officials that feel the tremor. The …

The Aging Hippie: Becoming a Crazy Aunt

The Aging Hippie: Becoming a Crazy Aunt

by Amy Martin Issue – Fort Worth, January-February 2016   Hippiedom is superb training for being the crazy aunt. A good hippie embraces each day as a unique gift overflowing with creative potential and opportunities to connect and serve. We are the keepers of the carpe diem. My heart melts each time my grandnieces greet me at family gatherings with …

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