I missed a very important date last Thursday. I mentioned it on Twitter, but I’d wanted to mark it on this blog, too. My excuse is that Thursday was my first day home after five days in Ethiopia and two days running workshops for the charity partners funded by the foundation I work for. I… Continue reading Giveaway: Rugby player Ben Cohen will hang out at your house all year
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Ben Cohen, a hugely successful English rugby player who’s taking part in the British TV show Strictly Come Dancing. He’s doing it to raise awareness of the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation, which funds organizations that are fighting homophobia and bullying. He’s also ridiculously cute. But that’s not… Continue reading Ben Cohen shakes his groove thang for equality
I’ve never been athletic. My high school P.E. teacher probably thought I was malformed, since I got debilitating period cramps every Tuesday, which happened to be the day of the week we had to run the mile. Weird, huh? But there are many things I love about sports, even if I’m not a keen participant.… Continue reading The appeal of a sports hero – & a new chance to win Knowing the Score!
My mom is infinitely cooler than I am – always has been, always will be. I first started figuring this out when I was a pre-teen and my friends wanted to spend more time talking with my mom than with me because she gives such great advice and is a wonderful listener. She’s the kind… Continue reading Writing sexy books with your mom in mind
I’ve worked for charities for years, so I love seeing new and interesting ways of raising money for worthy causes. I recently discovered Sevenly.org, a website that raises money for a different charity every week by selling specially designed T-shirts. For each T-shirt they sell, they donate $7 to that week’s charity. This week, they’re… Continue reading Friday favorites: Buy a T-shirt, help rebuild a home for Sandy survivors