The Shriver Report – Marcia A. Sherman

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Marcia A. Sherman

Marcia A. Sherman resides in a two-generation, two-cat household in Southern New Jersey. Employed full-time in the public sector, her pastime and passion is writing. Her body of work includes a newspaper column, essays, poetry, and flash-fiction. And, of course, she is writing the Great American Novel. Other interests include gardening, home repair, crafts, and reading – especially fairy tales. With help from her blended and extended family, Marcia has raised one perfect Rose.

Gender Equality Is a Myth!
By Beyoncé Knowles-Carter
We need to stop buying into the myth about gender equality. It isn’t a reality yet. Today, women make up half of the U.S. workforce, but the average working woman earns only 77 percent of what the average working man makes. But unless women and men both say this is unacceptable, things will not change.  → Read More
My Story
My Splendid, Blended Family
Every time I see a magazine or newspaper or Internet article devoted to the “new, blended” family, I think perhaps I should tell my story—my blended-family story. Here it is. It may not seem like a happy story at first, but it is a story about change, about transition. As so many life-changing events do, it all started with a telephone call of bad news.  → Read More