A Toast to 100 Martini Fridays …the Evolution of a Blog

When I started this Martini Friday blog back in June of 2013, I did so to help one of my literacy students. I was working with a group called Literacy Volunteers and my student was a woman about my age who had a very different life experience from my own. She was born and raised […]

Practicing Politics

“Nixon’s in the White House ready to be elected, Kennedy’s in the trash can ready to be collected”. These words, a common jumprope rhyme I learned as a kindergartner, were probably my first introduction to the world of politics. Of course the two names’ position in the rhyme could be reversed depending on your political […]