Archive for July 2016

Are You Ready for the Rio Olympics?

The XXXI Games of the Summer Olympiad open in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 5, at historic Maracanã Stadium. More than 10,500 athletes representing 206 nations, including Kosovo and South Sudan, will participate. But these Olympic games begin with trepidation for the health and safety of its athletes, despite assurances from a nearly-impeached mayor,... Read more »

Hillary Clinton and a Glass-Shattering Moment

Hillary Clinton and a Glass-Shattering Moment
Hillary Clinton had a great moment at the Democratic National Convention. Mark the date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016. A moment, I fear, that our daughters missed. How big was this moment for women? We’ve been telling our daughters (me included) that of course, you can do anything you want in life. But until last night,... Read more »

Overcoming Fears? 'Go Ape!'

Overcoming Fears? 'Go Ape!'
My 11 year old, Rosie, and I are dead-set on overcoming fears. Just because we inherited a fear of freefall heights doesn’t mean we should be stymied by it, right? It was for this reason that, in the name of journalism, we opted to attend opening day for Bemis Woods’ new ‘Go Ape’ zip line... Read more »
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