Why Should You Connect with Your City Councilmember?

District 2 is brewing with new development. Most recently, new apartment complexes and a new shopping plaza hosting Target and Safeway in walking distance. Thanks to Nextdoor.com, I am virtually meeting my neighbors.  However, I need to make an effort in upping my game to connect with my local elected official, City Councilmember Ash Kalra.  ...more


It is morning again, already!  The sun is shining right in my eyes.  I am tired.  My fingers are stiff, the knuckles swollen and sore. Too much work in the garden yesterday....more

Moving to the 'burbs

We have moved homes and locations 4 times in the past 7 years.  The first move of the series was from Atlanta to Connecticut.  My son was 6 weeks old. I remember getting clearance from the pediatrician for him to fly on an airplane at such a young age. All of our moves have been challenging - such is the nature of moving with young children and 2 working parents.  But many of our moves have also been exciting. My favorite places where we have lived have been Atlanta and Boston....more