The Pool Walker’s Creed

By Piper Bayard Long ago, my writing partner Holmes and I discussed the fact that we’re no good to each other dead. As we age, we have to work a little harder at that not getting dead thing than we used to. So we agreed that our bare minimum [...]

Giving Kids a Healthy Message About Their Bodies

by Jenny Hansen Since last summer, I’ve been gathering articles on this topic and, with bikini season upon us, I think it’s time to share them. So many people make resolutions about how they look. Hell, I used to make these resolutions. [...]

21 Things That Will Make You More Beautiful

by Jenny Hansen One of my BFFs comes from a long line of debutantes. The kind of women that form the backbones of the communities down in North Carolina, where she’s from. A few years back we had this conversation: Her: What do you use [...]

Ho, Ho, Hum–Coping with Holiday Cheer in the Face of Loss

By Piper Bayard and Jay Holmes Today we are pleased to welcome Sally Carey. Sally is a veteran Bereavement Coordinator for Hospice of Covenant Care in Westminster, CO. She has served the populations of the Denver area, helping people heal [...]

Ready…Set…Eat! NoVA Retaurant Week

    CHECK OUT SPECIAL MENUS FROM OVER 20 RESTAURANTS AND PREPARE TO DAZZLE YOUR TASTE BUDS NEXT WEEK! You loved it, we missed it, and now we are bringing it back [...]

Time Management Gold: “YES Makes Less”

by Jenny Hansen   This last week, in Why and How Creative People Say No, two of my fave bloggers, Steven Pressfield or Shawn Coyne, referenced a post by Kevin Ashton on creativity. What I loved about this post is the advice can be used [...]

10 Lifesaving Things To Know About Blood Clots

by Jenny Hansen Today we’re going to talk about a health concern that nearly anyone is at risk for. I received a call from my cousin yesterday and she’s got DVT (that’s deep vein thrombosis) in her right leg. Gah! She’s [...]

The 10 Most Common Phobias In America

Phobias are a tricky thing. Some of them are sudden (like my fear of heights) and some creep up on you over time (dental appointments…*shudders*). What is a phobia? A phobia is a completely irrational fear. Sufferers know they are behaving [...]

Michael Douglas By The Tweets

by Jenny Hansen I’m not sure how many of you have heard the bruhaha over Michael Douglas’ interview with the Guardian about his throat cancer two years ago. When the Guardian interviewer expressed that his throat cancer was likely [...]


HEROES V. VILLAINS – 4TH ANNUAL RUN FOR JUSTICE 5K AND KIDS FUN RUN Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Fairfax Corner, Virginia Event website – www.fairfaxlawfoundation.org Facebook – Heroes v. Villains – Run for Justice [...]