Are the Holidays Already Stressing You Out?

I don’t have to tell you the holidays, with all their extra to-dos on top of the to-dos that are already part of your normal life, are stressful. It’s really, really easy to let that stress color your feelings about—and… more →

5 Ways to Make a Difference on Make a Difference Day

Make a Difference Day—an unofficial holiday since 1992 that encourages community engagement—is happening on Saturday, October 26th. It’s the perfect opportunity to make time to give back before the whirlwind of the holidays sets in. But how can you take… more →

Podcast Listening Party

It’s Getting Real and I’ve Got All the Feels

Last week, I spent my Thursday night at a Podcast Listening Party, where I and 9 other Rhode Island podcasters shared a three-minute snippet of our podcasts. (It was hosted by the What Cheer Writers Club, a cool collaborative working… more →

sceneofthecrime

It’s Not Your Job to Keep the Peace

Last week, my household had a fairly typical get-the-kids-off-to-camp morning rodeo—packing up the lunches, applying the sunscreen, rounding up the towels and the bathing suits. I was giving a neighbor kid a ride to camp, too, so I was trying… more →

Rhode Island Women

Do You Know What a Nantucket Sleigh Ride Is?

The reason I haven’t written to you in the past seven months is that I’ve been on a bit of a Nantucket sleigh ride. Even though I’m a history buff and a native New Englander, I’d never even heard that… more →