Runs Like A Girl.

Runs Like A Girl.

Dear Donald Trump, I really must thank you. After losing my 2011 election for Nassau County legislator by 106 votes (less than 1%), and being subsequently gerrymandered into an unwinnable, legislative Republican district, I swore I’d never run for political office again. But then, there you were, victorious on Election Night 2016, and I was […]

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 […]