Confession time: I’m jealous. I’m wickedly jealous of an adorable, powerful, perfect little symbol: the pink and red equal sign all over the place this week. Watching the way the pink and red equal sign took over Facebook, twitter and more this week was astounding and inspiring. I posted it early, and almost immediately friends messaged me asking what it was. When I explained it was support for equal rights in marriage, those friends then posted it. This was happening everywhere, and by last night, almost everyone on FB had that as a profile pic (which caused some FB messaging … Continue reading Is there a symbol for what we need? (The one when I’m jealous of a pink and red equal sign)
It was mid-winter and we were waiting. And waiting. For the letter. My daughter had applied before for JDRF’s Children’s Congress and been rejected. Each time, I’d watched with joy as a few other children from our chapter went off … Continue reading The power of taking “No” and making it work (advice during the week of the Children’s Congress letters)
I’m doing this for my crazy, happy gal who knows that sometimes — a cat IS the hat! Okay, okay. I was kind of an anti-ride person back in the day. But you know — a lot has changed. The … Continue reading 21+15=105: An epic birthday planned: Blinged-up Hope!
D, R or something in between, you had to admire all that the Lion of the Senate did for those who care about a cure for diabetes (and better treatments). My daughter Lauren was a big part of the reason. … Continue reading Teenager Worked With Ted Kennedy to Improve Health Care