Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thanksgiving is my favorite American holiday, and from the time I was a little girl, the day started with big brass marching bands, acrobats, floats from the latest Broadway shows, and oversized... Read More

It’s Not What I Imagined…

I am going to just put it out there The election tally did not end the way I imagined, and the result has rocked my world I am joined by about half of America, and for the other half things have... Read More

Separate but (Not) Equal

"She is still really sick; they can't send her home," a desperate mom said to me by phone last week Her daughter has anorexia nervosa She has spent four days in inpatient treatment Now her insurance... Read More

Painkillers are Killing Us

This week, John Oliver featured Opioid addiction on his Emmy Award winning, Last Week Tonight The story, which got lots of Twitter love, brought to light how prescribing practices and pharmaceutical... Read More

#NotOkay: Sobering Stats on Sexual Violence

In the days after The Washington Post released audio of a United States presidential candidate boasting about behavior that most agree went far beyond "locker room talk," millions of sexual... Read More


The Appius melliferous, commonly known as the honeybee, has been disappearing in recent years Reports of colony collapse disorder have set off alarms around the globe, prompting a movement in... Read More

I’ve Made Up My Mind…

This week, joining more than 84 million viewers worldwide, I watched Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off for their first US presidential debate My purported rationale for tuning in To learn... Read More