My Smith College friend, Claudia Chan Wagner, has a wonderful book releasing today! Claudia is also the founder of the S.H.E. Summit, an annual leadership conference in NYC.  Please check this out — it is so needed at this point of time. Here is a link: http://amzn.to/2xNC90k

How We Rise

 

From Claudia: “TODAY is the official launch of my book THIS IS HOW WE RISE. It is a practical blueprint I have written to encourage all men and women to join a new breed of leaders and become change agents for gender equality in their everyday lives. I cannot think of a more necessary time in history that we need a book on this subject. After a 10-year journey of spiritual and personal growth, and a career devoted to women’s empowerment, I believe the key to getting to gender parity in this lifetime means rooting our lives in a purpose far greater than personal success and getting everyone–women and men–to work together for social change. Rise today and get this book for yourself and the organization you work for! #HowWeRise

 

Throughout the past year, after that thing was removed from my head, I’ve had memories trickling back to me.  Thankfully, my nice brain saved these great memories somewhere!  I guess they were blocked by the 20 to 30 year old tumor for quite some time.  Now, it is making me realize so much.  The biggest “a-ha” is that as the tumor grew in its location, I had to focus only on people and things right in front of me to survive.  Unfortunately, I somehow managed to cut myself off from a lot of people.  I’m so sorry!! I get sad thinking about it.  I did not mean to create any divides or come across that way to anyone.  But I know all my true friends are willing to understand what is and was going on in my head.  It will take time, but I am reaching out to people to re-connect.  I get scared and nervous, but, more importantly, I am excited to reconnect with so many great people!

 

It’s Foof!

This article below has inspired me! Mike Arhangelsky and I always laugh and smile because of our cat.

And then say, yeah, he should have his own site. Well, finally, that site is under way, but Facebook page is already started! We’re going for it, so check is out and please like Foof: http://www.facebook.com/foofthecat

The inspiration was a Mashable posting: “NPR accidentally posts about a cat on its Facebook, now people want more of the cat”

 

PS (10/10/17 addition): Foof the Cat also has a WEBSITE being built!