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Welcome! My name is Maureen Werther. I'm the creative force behind my business, WriteForYou. I'm also a divorced mother of two grown children, wanna-be gourmet cook, political activist, feminist, fledgling carpenter and home renovations whiz. My blog is devoted to issues big and small, profound and mundane, that are part of every woman's life. This blog is dedicated to those women who juggle so much, aspire to so much, women who dream, who succeed, who fail, and who try again. It's also a space for women of all ages, races, and socio-economic backgrounds. I invite you to read the stories that unfold in and around my life and to share your stories with me. I'm Your Every Woman and I welcome all of you
Maureen Werther, Owner, WriteForYou


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