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This week I was invited to give a scarf tying demonstration to a Ladies Fashion Club based in Virginia.

There are a couple guidelines I follow when speaking or just “being” in front of people, especially if I know my … Read more

Presidential Blues: A Political Appointee’s Plus-One


This past Monday, on a balmy DC evening, I was the lucky recipient of a plus-one invite at the Political Appointee Summer Appreciation Picnic on the White House South Lawn. With hundreds of federal employees and their guests (a raucous … Read more

Cup, Saucer, Fresh Pencils: A Throwback Sketch


There’s something sparkling in the air… a breeze that makes me want to sit down at a tidy desk and mark important dates in my planner with a sharp pencil, a shift that has me considering cardigans and pants and … Read more