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The Book Truck READ-A-THON December 6, 2020

WANT TO READ FOR A GREAT CAUSE? JOIN THE BOOK TRUCK 2020 READ-A-THON! 4TH ANNUAL READ-A-THON! On Dec. 6th, participants will spend the day reading to fight the literacy crisis for foster care, homeless, and low-income teens. This is a virtual fundraiser, so you can read from anywhere!! “Your Future is an Open Book!” The … Continued

Handmade for the Holidays at MOLA

We are thrilled to have another OUTDOOR Members Sale! What a wonderful time to support your local potters! Shop made with love at MoLA! Please wear your masks at all times. We will allow 3 people at a time in our shopping space and designate other waiting areas! We can’t wait to meet you! WHEN: … Continued

Flowers Amid the Masks

Can you see the flowers? I can. I see families walking together. I see families ‘Zooming’ across time zones. I see flowers blooming from days of gentle rain. Can you see the flowers? I can. I see volunteers passing out food. I see teachers encouraging their students. I see first responders showing up to work … Continued

#STETupelo: Lisa Niver is the Keynote Speaker!

The 2nd annual Southern Travelers Explore Conference February 19th-21st, 2021 is in Tupelo, Mississippi. Bloggers, influencers, journalists, CVBs, DMOs, and those who just love to travel will meet at the Elvis Presley Birthplace Event Center for educational sessions, small group discussions, and a marketplace, while also enjoying Tupelo’s fantastic food scene and experiencing all that the … Continued

Who is The Drew Barrymore Show sending to Fiji?

Bula! On the #DrewBarrymoreShow, Melissa asks Drew for help surprising her incredible friend Angela, who managed to donate to those in need while taking care of her family and Melissa was also battling breast cancer, with the recognition (and the trip) she deserves! Mom’s Time Out is sending Angela to FIJI! She will be staying … Continued

Taking Flat Ben, the Penn Quaker, out on the town!

I wish we were all together this week in person for PENN HOMECOMING!I loved going to the University of Pennsylvania. I loved living in the Quad and I loved learning about Benjamin Franklin! So when The Power of PENN campaign sent out a Penn Ben ala Flat Stanley to take around and photograph I was … Continued

Join us to Celebrate Joannie Parker on her Birthday

Please join us for a celebration of life for Joanne Parker on Saturday, November 7, 2020, at 2 p.m. via Zoom. What better day to celebrate Joannie than on what would have been her 87th birthday? To RSVP for the event, click here. The celebration is being organized by Joannie’s daughters, Alison ’83 and Sabrina, and … Continued

The Gift of Kindness: 2020, COVID and Chanukah

I have always loved the stories about Chanukah when a small group of Maccabean soldiers were victorious against powerful King Antiochus and his Greek forces in 165 BCE . Magic happened after the fighting and while there was only enough oil left in the temple to light the lamps for one night, a miracle happened … Continued

Escape into Fiction this Fall

Thank you to Thrive Global for publishing my article, “Escape into Fiction this Fall.” Due to COVID19, I have now been in Los Angeles 230 days. I used to travel nearly half of every month. Since I have not been able to move about, I have been escaping into the locations in some of my favorite fiction … Continued

Can We Make America Great Again Together?

I believe we really can make America great again. And we can decisively begin in just a few days, if all of us — both Republican and Democrat — commit to it wholeheartedly by putting country before party, listening to our deepest conscience, and reclaiming the values that have eroded in recent years. Specifically, we … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel