Gratitude

I once got a phone call that shook me to my core. The statement was simple, the implications undeniable. “It’s praying time” the voice of Debbie Blackwell – Cook said from the other end of the line.  I didn’t have to ask what she was referring to. I already knew. Our mutual friend of a…

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US is Scary. But Aren’t We All.

I saw “Us” last week one day before it was officially released in theaters. Since it’s billed as a horror movie this was a big deal for me. I don’t do horror. When a new scary movie comes out I am not the one to jump up and say: “I can’t wait to see it!”…

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Naiomi Osaka: Go Ahead With Your Bad Self

I suppose that if Serena had to lose this weekend’s US Open match to anyone I’m glad it was to the humble Naomi Osaka. Even before the match, when they asked her if she had anything to say to Serena, Naomi’s response was: “Um, I love her.” She could have responded on the Muhammad Ali…

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LISTEN UP! Podcasts for Women, by Women

It seems everywhere you look people are listening to podcasts. It is no surprise, since these downloadable installments are available online and come in an array of topics and formats. Indeed, there is something for everyone so things can get a bit noisy. Sometimes it feels like everyone (a their momma!) is doing a podcast….

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