#275; round & round she goes – where she stops, nobody knows!

Even though the weather would have you believe differently, Summer is in full swing here in Boston, with a bunch of my favorite events having taken place just these past couple of weeks. I’ve had the pleasure of diving into Summer and the coming elections all at once! With parades in Dorchester and downtown (celebratingContinue reading “#275; round & round she goes – where she stops, nobody knows!”

#273; #lifeofaneventsplanner

“It pays to plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.” I make my living by making plans. I plan for emergencies, for mistakes, for funds, for students. My natural inclination toward OCD-like behavior and the love of a good party make me a good fit for a career in events planning, butContinue reading “#273; #lifeofaneventsplanner”

#270; YAY! Let’s be informed!

Life has been a little insane lately. For those of you who don’t run in my circles on facebook, last week I was honored to be elected Chair of the Greater Boston Young Democrats (facebook), our chapter of the Young Democrats of Massachusetts. It’s been an amazing year being involved with their Board (as SecretaryContinue reading “#270; YAY! Let’s be informed!”

#264; women as targets

“Why extremists always focus on women remains a mystery to me, but they all seem to. It doesn’t matter what country they’re in or what religion they claim, they all want to control women. They want to control how we dress, they want to control how we act, they even want to control the decisionsContinue reading “#264; women as targets”

#258; my response to the #IssaCircus

I just sent in this note to Representative Issa. Let me preface this by saying that I was a fan of his once. I was good friends with his staff (socially even! Not just professionally!). I respected his military policy. I was, at the time, a supporter of the GOP. I’m glad to say thoseContinue reading “#258; my response to the #IssaCircus”

#227; one powerful woman

“I’m not going to mislead anybody. Politics is really hard. And it is harder for women. There’s a double standard, and you can’t complain about it. You just have to accept it, and be smart enough to navigate it. And you have to have a pretty tough skin. To paraphrase a favorite quote from EleanorContinue reading “#227; one powerful woman”