An Exciting New Era for Children!

An Exciting New Era for Children!

For many Americans, June 2022 has been a heartbreaking and infuriating month. Still reeling from the devastating school shooting in Uvalde, Texas at the end of May, getting the news that the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade was a brutal gut punch. Even though...
Bring the Light

Bring the Light

This past weekend, we set back the clocks in an annual ritual that leaves me asking “Does ANYONE like it when it’s pitch black outside at 4:30 p.m.?!” The nights are longer. The temperature is dropping. For years, this shift brought down my mood and...
The Night I Became a Movie Star! **

The Night I Became a Movie Star! **

** Actually, the night I worked as an extra on a film set, but why quibble over the details?¬† This week, I had the opportunity to check an item off my “bucket list”: I worked as an extra for a film that was shooting in downtown DC! Actually, it’s a...
It Did It! My “I Did” List

It Did It! My “I Did” List

In addition to my To Do list, I started making an I Did list. Will it help cure my “pandemic brain?”   I don’t know about you, but 11 months into this thing, I’m getting what I call “pandemic brain.” I forget things. I...
My Word for 2021: Patience

My Word for 2021: Patience

Each year, I try to pick a word as my focus for the year. It’s part wish, part aspiration, part dream (as Cinderella sang, “A dream is a wish your heart makes…”). What was my word for 2020, the craziest, most unpredictable, most rollercoaster-y...