All aboard!

Whoo-woo! Hear that? That’s the swag train rolling in, courtesy of the Willamette Week Give!Guide (giveguide.oaktree.com/Donate.aspx). Donate $25 to the Oregon Red Cross via the Give!Guide, before December 31st, and […]

Stumped On A Gift?

Do you have an “impossible-to-read” family member or friend on your holiday shopping list? Instead of just forking out some cash, take the advice of Miss Oregon Caroline McGowan, who […]

A little Blog-Love for an Incomparable Three

On Monday in Lake Oswego, a fair at a retirement community represented an extraordinary collaboration between three parties I greatly respect.Party #1: The American Red CrossNow I’m a bit biased […]

Help Oregon Red Cross Help Our Community Through the Willamette Week Give!Guide Oregon Red Cross is proud to be featured in the 2011 Willamette Week Give!Guide, which raised more than […]

A Lady Always Prepares…

All rights reserved by bluepoolimages Women are generally the most prepared people I know. You’re hungry? She’s got a snack. You’re cranky? She’s got a toy. You broke your leg?  […]

Prepare-aphernalia: The Survival Shotgun

We often discuss the importance of having an easy to grab emergency kit prepared for the necessities of surviving without help for a few days. Earthquakes and Tsunamis have been […]

Let’s Prepare Like It’s 1979

The bread of my weekend sandwich came in the form of two visits to the movie theater. One of those slices had the processed, fluffy goodness of Wonder Bread and […]

A little blog-love for one committed woman:

Today I had the pleasure of delivering a disaster preparedness presentation to some of the employees at Ashland Inc. www.ashland.com We were invited by Kim Nutt, the Portland plant’s head […]