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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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Walk the Walk for Lara Logan

I’m still desperately upset and angered by the ignorant and mean-spirited backlash against Lara Logan, so let’s be clear about a few things: Rape is wrong. The person responsible for rape is the perpetrator of the crime, not the person … Continue reading

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Men Welcome to Race Against Violence

A big ol’ WOOT is in order, as our Houston Area Women’s Center Race Against Violence team is now 26 members strong. We’d love to hit 30 members. We’d really like to hit 50. If you aren’t a joiner, you … 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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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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One of Those Link-y Posts

You never do know what you’ll find when you go a-surfing . . . I don’t think I’ll ever forgive The Gloss for filling me in on the fact that you can actually get clogs like this. I can’t wait … Continue reading

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