April 26, 2017

Longing to travel? You're not alone. According to the UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization), "International tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 4% between January and June 2016 compared to the same period last year."

For many, travel is more than a dream, it'...

February 4, 2017

Photo: By Oxfam East Africa - New arrivals wait to get processed, CC BY 2.0,

Pennsylvania's capitol, Harrisburg, will be back in the spotlight this weekend with another rally. Harrisburg, a city that is vibrant with restaurants and annual festivals, is carving a place i...

January 29, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH

Mary Beth, Baltimore, MD

Voted in 2016 Election

What are some of the key issues that concern you in regards to women?

Health care/reproductive rights and workplace equality.

First off, pregnancy should not be considered a pre-existing condition and in...

January 27, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH

Melinda Baxter, Woolwich, ME

Voted in 2016 Election

What inspired you to go?

Feeling incredulous about Trump's election and the hate speech and rhetoric of his campaign, I felt like my voice, and my 12 year old daughter's voice, needed to be heard. I...

January 26, 2017

On Saturday, January 21st, millions of women across the U.S. marched to show solidarity in times of uncertainty. Women stood up and let lawmakers know their voices will be heard. From Los Angeles to St. Paul, from Chicago to Washington, D.C., cities swelled with large...

January 11, 2017

For 2 months I sat on my interview notes with Krishna Das. Sure, the holidays were afoot, my husband and I were traveling, and my daughter was home from college with her bunny, Tony, in tow. It would only have taken me about an hour or two to share my experience with t...

January 8, 2017

"What are your top three herbs or the simplest herbal replacements for your medicine cabinet?" I asked the godmother of American Herbalism. Immediately Rosemary Gladstar started to name them. 

"Only 3?" she laughed.

More than 3. Less than 10. Here are Gladstar's must-hav...

November 27, 2016

For many fans of Gilmore Girls, the countdown to the revival started in January of this year when rumors were confirmed that Netflix and Warner Bros struck a deal and the main cast was ready to dive in. What would three generations of Gilmore ladies and the quirky resi...

November 16, 2016

A Buddhist monk friend, Venerable Bhante Sujatha, travels worldwide spreading the message of mindfulness. Mindfulness is a practice where one becomes aware of their thoughts, feelings, environment in the present moment and chooses not to judge, or at the very least, th...

October 21, 2016

At an early age, my daughter declared she wanted to become the first woman president. When we asked her why, she exclaimed, "because my face would be on money!" 

Fast forward to Hillary Clinton running against Barack Obama to become the Democratic presidential nominee i...

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