Win My Book!

Hope you've had a chance to check out my new book, I Can't Cook, But I Know Someone Who Can.  Starting today, you can enter a contest to win a copy! The folks at MomsCharlotte.com are asking you to share your own kitchen disaster story.  The top three (the worst three?) will get a copy of the book. The contest ends…

Bye bye, Bratz

Did you hear about this yet?  A judge says the company that makes those Bratz dolls has to stop.  Not because they're just horrible, but because of a copyright issue.  You can read the full story here. My daughter got a Bratz doll from a friend for her 5th birthday and it's one of the…

Jack Ahart Ships Out

  That's our good friend Captain Jack Ahart.  He's the outgoing director of the Charlotte USO, on his way to Dubai for a new assignment.  This in a career that includes tours of duty in Vietnam, at the Pentagon and in Desert Storm.  Captain Ahart has agreed to answer some of my questions before he…

Button blues

As I've mentioned here before, my son wears an insulin pump. It's an Animas 2020, although that probably doesn't mean much to anyone.  We love his pump and we're so glad that his doctors were willing to let us start when Benny was only two and a half.  Much better than the 6 shots or more a…

Blog the Vote

This morning on our show, we played some clips from election days past.  When I heard Jimmy Carter's concession from 1980, I immediately flashed back to voting with my dad.  Rather, going with my dad while he voted.  I had just turned nine. We walked into the polling place – I think it was Yorktown's town…

Hometown News

Do you go to your high school reunions?  I haven’t been to one yet.  I’m not boycotting, just never seem to hear about when they’re happening.  Plus, I live pretty far from my hometown, Yorktown Heights, NY.  But I’ve been thinking about it more these days. I recently heard from a woman I’d graduated with. …

My Book!

I feel like I’m in a very strange place right now.  My book is coming out  next Saturday, September 13th.  Of course, I’m beyond excited and definitely nervous but it’s a strange pause as I wait for the release date. It’s been an amazing year – I only had the idea for this book in…