A.J. Repairs Locomotives

I Love Railroading and I have always wanted to Work on a Locomotive, but of course I been told Girls Can’t do this because its a MAN’S JOB! And I believed that! But when I first started working at the Railroad 5 years ago, I told them I’m willing to help the railroad anyway I  [Read More]

Voice Your Complaints To Midol, We Are Not Cursed

Voicing our concerns in this world is one thing, but voicing them as a group is a far more powerful effort.  If you are with me in this revolution, here is an interesting challenge for us. The Bayer company continues to air an advertisement for Midol in which they refer to menstruation as a curse.   [Read More]

Elizabeth could play if she cooked for the team

Yes I have for example they had told me you can not play any sports because you are a girl. Since little I love to play football but they will always tell me “You are a girl and behave like one.  Go play with dolls or something a girl does.  You only could play if  [Read More]

Fiona was Part of the First Female Umpire Crew

female crew

I am pleased to say that I was the plate umpire in what we believe was the first all female crew to umpire at a National Baseball Championships in Australia. My base umpires were Janine Thompson from Australia and Sophi from Tawain. Janine and I went on to do the Gold medal game with myself  [Read More]

Take Our Daughters To Work Day

Tomorrow (Thursday, April 23rd) is “Take Our Daughters To Work” Day. Personally, I don’t participate in this one on the actual date because my daughters are home with me all summer and get to see first hand what I do for a living.  They see me get up early, work from my home office with  [Read More]

A Lesson in Self-Confidence from Susan Boyle

Susan Boyle

Check out this video of Susan Boyle from “Britain’s Got Talent”.  She was practically laughed off the stage before she even sang the first note.  But by the end of her song, she had a standing ovation and the overwhelming approval from the judges.  This is absolutely amazing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PPlkOyaqaQ

Shelbie Plays on an Undefeated “Boys” Team

Shelbie Football

I’m Shelbie #72, 15 years of age. Growing up I was always interested in sports.  I was often doubted because of my size and the fact that I was a girl. I often played “street football” with toy guys. Now I am in my 8th grade year, and I play on my school’s Boys football  [Read More]