Category Archives: Give Back

On Heartbreak and Carb Loading

For the past six months, I have been training to run the New York City Marathon for Camfed, the Campaign for Female Education. I’ve logged hundreds of miles, training to run 26.2, and raised thousands of dollars to send girls

On Heartbreak and Carb Loading

For the past six months, I have been training to run the New York City Marathon for Camfed, the Campaign for Female Education. I’ve logged hundreds of miles, training to run 26.2, and raised thousands of dollars to send girls

From Here to There and There to Here

It’s been four months since I last broadcast the goings on of my life into the blogosphere. In that time I’ve moved 700 miles from Chicago, Illinois to just outside our nation’s capital in beautiful Silver Spring, MD. In that

From Here to There and There to Here

It’s been four months since I last broadcast the goings on of my life into the blogosphere. In that time I’ve moved 700 miles from Chicago, Illinois to just outside our nation’s capital in beautiful Silver Spring, MD. In that

The Best Thing I’m Going To Do This Year

Followers of this blog will know that I hold organizations that do good works for girls in the highest regard. I wrote a post here once about a conversation I had with my 5-year-old daughter, in which I tried to

The Best Thing I’m Going To Do This Year

Followers of this blog will know that I hold organizations that do good works for girls in the highest regard. I wrote a post here once about a conversation I had with my 5-year-old daughter, in which I tried to

On the Greatness of Girls

My sister sent me this video the other day. After she sent it I got text messages from her nearly every hour asking me if I’d watched it yet. When I finally did get a chance to watch it I

On the Greatness of Girls

My sister sent me this video the other day. After she sent it I got text messages from her nearly every hour asking me if I’d watched it yet. When I finally did get a chance to watch it I

School is Cool

Last weekend was pretty exciting with its awards show and what not, but I’m really looking forward to this coming weekend. It’s the annual Spring Gala fundraiser for my daughter’s school and I’m one of the event’s co-chairs this year.

School is Cool

Last weekend was pretty exciting with its awards show and what not, but I’m really looking forward to this coming weekend. It’s the annual Spring Gala fundraiser for my daughter’s school and I’m one of the event’s co-chairs this year.

Hunger Hits Home

This month, the Food Network is airing a documentary special called Hunger Hits Home. It’s a look at childhood hunger in America, made in conjunction with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign. According to Share Our Strength, 1 in

Hunger Hits Home

This month, the Food Network is airing a documentary special called Hunger Hits Home. It’s a look at childhood hunger in America, made in conjunction with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign. According to Share Our Strength, 1 in

35 x 35

My birthday is coming up. It seems like an appropriate occasion for some last minute goal setting. So since it’s my 35th birthday, and it’s exactly 35 days from today, I’m going to write a post every day between now

35 x 35

My birthday is coming up. It seems like an appropriate occasion for some last minute goal setting. So since it’s my 35th birthday, and it’s exactly 35 days from today, I’m going to write a post every day between now