Monthly Archives: May 2014

Batman Bill

I met Batman Bill (Caloviras) several years ago. He emailed me with an incredibly eloquent essay about coaching Girls on the Run. (His nickname was given to him by his team of girls.) This was years ago, when his now … Continue reading

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Lucy Can Drop It LIke It’s Hot

So, my mom used to embarrass me. A lot. Mary Wilmer was a beautiful woman, charismatic and charming. She had a humble yet humorous energy about her that included talking pretty much to anybody within a mile of her airspace. … Continue reading

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Joe Dirt: America’s New Superhero

I’ve just spent a week in Alaska. Juneau first. Sitka next and Ketchikan to round it out. Last night I attended the season-ending Girls on the Run 5k in Ketchikan. I’ve learned a lot about Alaska. It’s about one of … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Happiness: The Joy Ride!

As you guys know, I spent a lot of time in our Nation’s Capital, exploring, dreaming, thinking up ways we can incorporate joy and love into our political dialogue. The outcome wasn’t quite what I had thought it would be…but … Continue reading

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Bring Back Our Girls: The Mother in Me

I have been on a three day road trip with four beautiful teenage girls, one of those being my daughter. We laughed. We talked. I felt privileged and honored to be included in their conversations…our talk of boys, love, life. … Continue reading

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Magical…

We are coming up to that magical time in the Girls on the Run season, where literally hundreds of thousands of girls will cross the finish line of our season-ending, celebratory Girls on the Run 5k’s. I really could fill … Continue reading

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