I was listening to the news today, which I generally go out of my way to avoid, when I heard about an NFL player being suspended for alleged violence against his now-former girlfriend. Good, I thought. Stop enabling domestic violence perpetrators to perpetuate violence against women by hitting them where it hurts: in their wallets. … Continue reading What if Tiffany Stayed with Ezekiel?
This podcast by Jodi Flynn (Women Taking the Lead) with Joe DeSena caught my eye because 1. I love Jodi's Podcasts and 2. My nieces and nephew just completed a Spartan Race (not the first for some of them). Much of the conversation really resonated with me! I was shocked, because whenever I hear about … Continue reading Spartanized
So, the results are in! No big surprises to be found here. I am happy to know what I am made of, so to speak. I am grateful to my husband for giving me this gift. No Atlantean heritage in this mix. No Lilliputian. Just about a 50/50 split between Southern Europe (Italian) and Northwestern … Continue reading Who am I? RESULTS!
My husband was very inspired this year with his choice of birthday gift for me. He got me the MyHeritage DNA kit. Me: How did you know I wanted to do that?! He: Because every time a commercial for it came on or anyone was saying they did it for the last year, you … Continue reading Who am I really?
It was my great pleasure and good fortune to be invited to be on Write Now with Gayle Heney. I met Gayle at the New England Authors Expo last summer. After the taping date was confirmed, a helpful email arrived with instructions for how to get there, what to wear, where to park... But back … Continue reading Taping an interview for TV
I saw The Pretenders and Stevie Nicks at the TD Boston Garden this week. The Pretenders opening for Stevie Nicks? OMG. A.MAZ.ING. I saw Stevie Nicks once before, when I was in my extremely early 20's (or maybe even late teens). It was by accident. I was at a Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concert, … Continue reading Stevie Nicks in Boston
Hello and welcome to the next in the series of The BRAVE Interviews! It’s the Who, What, When, Where, How, (and sometimes Why) of YOUR ‘one brave thing’! Welcome to Interview #4 with Kristen Conley Leighton! WHO are you? Share whatever you want to about yourself personally. Wow, so we’re starting with the hardest question! Most … Continue reading The BRAVE Interview #4 November 2016: Kristen Conley Leighton