Category Archives: race against violence

Berkman Says Intolerance of His Intolerance is Mean

He was the one who used his wife and daughters to justify his bigotry. He can’t act surprised when someone else continues along that line. Continue reading

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Role Models for Charity

The Astros have finally offered some insight into why they nixed the gala benefiting HAWC, and the whole Astros’ Wives organization, and it doesn’t sound very nice. From the Houston Chronicle: But as public opinion on social media was turning against … Continue reading

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The Astros, Their Wives, Charity, and the Houston Area Women’s Center

Full disclosure—I used to work at the Houston Area Women’s Center, so I definitely have some strong feelings about this. Keep in mind, however, that I speak only for myself on this blog. I’m really upset that the Houston Astros have left … Continue reading

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For Shirley Hockenberry

Normally, I’m competitive, but someone else has knocked me out as top fundraiser for the Race Against Violence, and I don’t care. She’s racing in memory of a friend, Shirley Hockenberry. Shirley was killed by her husband. They were divorcing. … Continue reading

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Walk the Walk For Loréal – And Bring Your Kids

As part of my ongoing 40th birthday celebration, I eagerly attended bingo night at Duchesne Academy with a darling friend, let’s call her Young M.C., enrolled in first grade at the girls’ school on the bayou. I had been looking … Continue reading

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Ending the Day on a Positive Note

I’ve been planning to write this post for about a month, but I’ve delayed, trying to come up with the most compelling way to inspire you to do something big with me. I may yet come up with that, but … Continue reading

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