Archive for September, 2008

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PreventionWorks Thanks You for Your Support

Thank you to Lisa, Andy, Sadie, Jonah and Frank for your donations to PW.  Together we raised $550!  Wahoo!  (If you still want to join in the fun, it’s not too late!  The fiscal year ends today- September 30th – but donations are ALWAYS appreciated.) kd

Window Trim (updated)

This past weekend, we made some real visible progress on the inside of the house. Kristen stripped the paint from the front door while I worked on the living room window trim. (Kristen helped with that too.) Just a little less green in the house! We were very happy that the end result came out [...]

A Donation Challenge

As many of you know, I joined the board of PreventionWorks earlier this year. It’s an exciting time to be on the board because there are a lot of changes happening in response to our receiving DC funds to support needle exchange for the first time ever. Having the city money is truly great, but [...]

Palin: Wrong Woman, Wrong Message

Thanks to my friend Rachel for sending this link to a great Op Ed written by Gloria Steinem.

Ode to the Appendectomy

I am so relieved! I no longer have an appendix to worry about! Ever since a really good friend of mine AND my roommate got appendicitis while I was in grad school (within a week of each other!), I have been deathly afraid of having my appendix act up at an inopportune time. When we [...]

Congratulations Monica!

My friend, Monica, just got a story published on a website called Mamazine.  Check it out — it’s great!