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FCPS’ Back to School Decision

I appreciate the leadership of Fairfax County Public School Superintendent Brabrand, and the School Board as they made sure our kids will be safe when starting back in a few weeks. I am relieved that the decision was made to ...
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The Impact of COVID-19 on Teens

My seventeen-year-old high school junior and her friends are wading through the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been almost three months since her school closed. I remember when we were all hopeful that her summer plans would only be slightly altered, ...
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Remembering George

Next of Kin Dad was born in Monticello, NY in October of 1937 and spent his entire life in Sullivan County where he thrived on the small-town hunting culture. At the age of fourteen, he lost his only sister, Betty, ...
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A List Maker’s Way of Coping During COVID

All of us are floundering during this pandemic. My priorities have shifted, and I'm conscious of new habits forming. I’ve started searching for ways to make sure that I don’t get through another day without accomplishing something meaningful. There have ...
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Sons and Daughters and Sexual Assault

I think it's because my first daughter has gone off to college. As I was preparing myself and her departure and trying to fit in all the last-minute words of wisdom , I found that the issue of sexual assault ...
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Communicating with Grown Kids

My husband and I just sent our second child off to college. We were familiar with the unsettling feelings of whether you gave them all the tools to be successful as they head out the door. With both kids, we ...
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HBR Study Says Being Disruptive Gets Women in the Board Room

A colleague shared this article with me and it stopped me in my tracks.  It’s titled: Women Need to Realize Work Isn’t School by Harvard Business Review. It’s a thought-provoking article that anyone who has young daughters should read – and ...
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Great Article for Working Mom’s . . .

I read Petula Dvorak who writes regularly for the Washington Post.  #1, she cracks me up.  #2, she writes about very real and local things. #3, she is another one of those women who juggles working full-time and raising her kids.   This week, she wrote a fabulous piece ...
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The Logo has Been Chosen!

Taaaadaaaa! Check out the logo for 3 Ways Digital. This process has been exciting and difficult. Choosing a company name was the hardest for me because despite creativity, you are limited to available domains.  There were lots of people shooting me ...
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Final Stretch on the Logo but Need Help Once Again!

I've been silent for a while because I've finalized the name for my company and I've been working on a logo.  The company name is 3Ways Digital: Communication, Content and Monetization strategies for growing businesses learning to rely on the Web.  ...
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