I Donated Bone Marrow to a Stranger

Last month, I donated bone marrow to a stranger with a life-threatening disease. It has been an experience with pain, suspense, and hope. Ultimately, it’s about saving a life, and I hope that by sharing my story, others will be encouraged to register to be a donor and additional lives can be saved. ...more
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TitStare, Fake Masturbation: What Is TechCrunch Trying to Disrupt? Women in Tech?

Why don’t more women don’t get into tech? Uh… maybe because of things like Sunday’s presentations at TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon in San Francisco....more
Wow, this is beyond crazy. I'm in shock. As a former software engineer, I'm appalled by what ... more

5 Things I Want to Tell Nigella Lawson

On Sunday, photos were published showing celebrity chef Nigella Lawson being grabbed on the throat by her husband. The photos splashed over the internet showed him holding her by the throat and her leaving the restaurant in tears. It should come as no surprise that this story caught my attention. Ten years working with women escaping domestic violence leaves its mark on a person. I will always be a victim advocate even if I am no longer in the field....more
Beautiful words and so true. I grew up in an abusive household, my biological father was a ... more

Bloggers Visit Connecticut and Offer You a Chance to Win!

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Bloggers Visit Connecticut and Offer You a Chance to Win!

I would love to visit the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, CT! more

Watch Now: The Real Katie Couric's Video Invitation to BlogHer's Community

Oh thank heavens, the real Katie Couric has finally been released into the wild. Check out the true confession buried in her video below ... see what I mean? Get ready for a barn-burner of a keynote at BlogHer '12 -- and read on for an opportunity to participate yourself: ...more
I had a blast at BlogHer Food and am so bummed I'm missing BlogHer this year since Katie is ... more

Life Well Lived Moments Sweepstakes 4: Share A Moment and Enter to Win $250

This sweepstakes is now closed. Thanks to everyone who entered! Please check out our new sweepstakes launching December 23 for a chance to win a Kindle Fire!. ...more
During the holidays, this year and the past 6 years, I have organized a toy drive at work for ... more

I Helped a Stranger Because She Was Someone's Daughter

While turning the corner at the hair products I saw a young girl, looking around sheepishly as if she were trying to go unnoticed. Hmm, I thought; what is she up to, clearly holding change in her hand and counting it out several times to make sure of the exact amount. I see what she is looking at: the many pads and tampons. I mean there's a whole wall of your choosing: ultras thin to maxi, with wings, without, scented unscented -- GEEZ -- that could be very scary for a first timer....more
You brought tears to my eyes too...what a wonderful thing you did for that girl. I'm sure she ... more

Celebrate with these Thanksgiving recipes and enter to win!

Read on to learn about the GE CaféTMline of appliances and enter to win a GE CaféTM  Advantium 120V oven!...more
When I think of Fall, I think of Thanksgiving and my favorite Thanksgiving recipes are bread & ... more

What I Learned While Publishing My Book

In September, I released my first full-length published book titled Open to Your Intuitive Intelligence™: Reflections on Nature and Wisdom and to say I am excited is an understatement. Along the way I learned a great deal about what it takes to start and more importantly complete a project like this. Whether you are looking to publish as part of your business or for professional gratification, here are some lessons learned. ...more
Congratulations on publishing your book and thank you for sharing what you learned. I'm so sorry ... more