Steps to Planning a Multi-City Vacation
Let’s tackle the “who, what, when, where, how” logistics of multi-city travel. We’ll make sure the itinerary has something for everyone. And as a solo female traveler, I will share safety tips that are tried and true.
“Make Your Bed” and Make a Difference: 10 Lessons I Learned from the LBJ Women’s Campaign School
The first cohort of scholars at the LBJ Women’s Campaign School graduated on Jan. 9, and I am so grateful to have been part of this program’s inaugural 2020-2021 class. Fifty women from across the nation and political spectrum — doctors, nurses, entrepreneurs, teachers, lawyers, community activists and veterans — were selected to participate in…
Be counted on the 2020 Census. It’ll be part of your family history.
Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a constitutionally-mandated count of everyone living in the nation. This decennial census counts all residents to determine where to draw congressional voting lines as well as where new businesses and jobs will be available. The census also determines how much federal funding states and local communities will…
Grandma Nora loved us with all the “parts of her heart”
My Grandma Nora’s passing on Dec. 20, 2019, has made me question life and death, and how we will be remembered. In the end, we are all encompassed in a written obituary, spoken eulogy, or memorable stories. Within our hearts forms an intricate web designed of silky conversations and tenacious details. Reflecting and writing are…
Striving for an ‘A’
One of the most talked about news developments in March was the college admissions scandal that exposed several high-profile bribery cases where wealthy parents have been charged with buying spots at elite universities for their teenage children, which has included Hollywood actresses and business executives. In Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott is urging universities to re-evaluate…