How does one answer that?

How does one answer that?

I was speaking to a man at a street fair today, as a candidate, and he asked me if I had ever experienced discrimination as a female. First sir, I give you credit for asking. I’m a fan of addressing the un-pretty that exists, and I applaud you for directly addressing a question that most […]

Door Knocking: The Political Workout

Door Knocking: The Political Workout

  Today marks the close of what we in the political world call “petitioning.”  According to New York State law, all candidates must collect a specific number of signatures from voters registered in specific political parties in order to be represented on the ballot. For example, I’m running for Town of Oyster Bay council as […]

Motherhood & Politics

Motherhood & Politics

Mother’s Day, 2017 When you become a mother to one, you become a mother to all. I believe I first heard that quote from a woman wiser than me; perhaps Toni Morrison or Maya Angelou.  Yet today, when I searched online for the author of origin, I found none.  In a time when original thoughts and […]