A bridge seemed like an appropriate photo for this post. The West End Bridge from Open Streets 2015.
Last Monday night, I started writing this blog post. I was so excited for Election Day, I couldn’t sleep and I wanted to put some thoughts on paper. I wanted to capture some of the things I have been thinking about over the past few weeks and months. This election has been incredibly challenging to watch [because there was a lot of hateful rhetoric]. It was not really a debate of ideas and solutions, but an ongoing parade of hateful words. The… Read the rest
I’ve spent the past few days at home with the flu, which has given me plenty of time to watch the Presidential debate previews, documentaries on the candidates, the debates and the debate recaps. Twelve years ago, I had never voted, but a few month after attending a candidate MeetUp at the Church Brew Works, I quit my job and went to work full time on the presidential campaign.
Today, September 27 is National Voter Registration Day, a perfect excuse for a post on registering to vote.
October 11, 2016 is the LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE before the… Read the rest
Last week I shared the Next Pittsburgh article about the house in Stanton Heights that was designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice and our Facebook post about the affordability of this house was quite popular. I thought that those interested in reasonably sized and price houses might be interested in this event that showcases some of the homes for sale in Swissvale
Why Swissvale is Worth A Second Look
Swissvale is one of those places that you might not know much about, but you have probably drive through before, or if you are a parkway commuter, everyday.
Swissvale is… Read the rest
I need your help making sure every resident of Pittsburgh is registered to vote in the most fun way possible. Since May, I have been working for NextGen Climate, an organization that is working to elect climate change champions across the country.
Before I tell you about some of the fun stuff, I want to share two reasons why I think this is an important issue for Pittsburgh and Western PA.
The environment matters – we cannot just keep, keeping on with the way things are going. We can’t keep throwing plastic into landfills and look the other… Read the rest
I know it is not officially the last day of summer, but labor day sure feels like the last day of summer. I’ve spent the past week trying to check a few more items off my annual summer bucket list.
One of my personal favorite outdoor activities in Western Pennsylvania is stand-up paddleboarding. If you have been wanting to try out this sport, and trust me – it is beginner friendly, this weekend is the perfect weekend.
The weather forecast for labor day weekend is PERFECT – sunny and hot, but not too hot. My favorite paddle boarding outfitter, Surfsup… Read the rest