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Wed November 23, 2005
1690 Desperate Housewives
More than a dozen woman traveled to the New World aboard the Mayflower. Commentator Nan Graham says in 1690 these desperate housewives had remarkable names like Fear, Constance, Remember and Humility, and had lives as amazing as their names.
By Nan Graham
Nan Graham is our life-long southerner with a new website at www.nangraham.com.