Jane Goodall Turns 80!

When I was an anthropology major many years ago Jane Goodall was the one we admired.
I hope all those anthropology students who graduated and those still students understand this woman has been an inspiration to anyone wanting to see a wider world and culture than the usual dictates we find limiting us. She has made primates our friends and companions on this long search to find — who knows what the end of the search is!! She has shown love, dedication, and a stiff spine to those who praise her or scorn her both.
In my novel, THE NUN’S DRAGON, one Sister asks if there is a deeper love than Christian love. I think Jane Goodall’s life provides the answer for us. Happy Birthday, Jane!

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About christineemmert

Words have been part of my life. First the spoken word in my time as an actress and increasingly the written word in my shift to writer. I write across the genres, but mostly as a playwright and poet. My interest as my life extends is in the realm of tethering myth to the mundane reality where I live. In this vein I have expanded into stories and novels. Presently I look at how myths taken from past cultures can affect us today. Hence my novella of Lilith which is out on Kindle . I live in the Eastern Woodlands where I try to incorporate nature into my many writing projects. We are so in danger of losing that link to our very planet!
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