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Why is Styrofoam Still Ubiquitous – At Our State Capitol?

When I visited the PA state capitol in Harrisburg to lobby for better environmental protections with Moms Clean Air Force, I found the meetings and press…

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Why I’m (Mostly) Done with Book Signing Events

Ask any author who isn’t a household name and they will tell you the same thing: book signings are brutal. For a relatively unknown author,…

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Ways To B Better: Stonyfield is Now a B Corporation

Back in 2009, I became the first certified B Corporation public relations company in the Philadelphia area, meeting comprehensive and transparent social and environmental standards.…

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Top Five Things I Learned About Direct Sales

If I haven’t messaged you yet, you must just be meeting me for the first time. Because, in addition to everything else I like to…

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Nevertheless, She Persisted: In Permanent Ink

When I got a sizable tattoo a year and a half ago on my 36th birthday, I was pretty sure that would be it for…

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GIVEAWAY: Winter Might Not Feel Sunny – But Goddess Garden Should Still Have You Covered

I’ve been a fan of Goddess Garden from the beginning, from using their fantastic organic sunscreen on my family to convincing my childrens’ pre-school to…

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I am Strong! I am Invincible! But I am a Slave to Sleep

“Good luck bad luck survival. Sleep is my friend and my rival.” – STARS My relationship with sleep has always been tenuous. I am one…

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Tuesdays with Toomey: A Growing Grassroots Movement

Some people choose to lock the doors to wait out a storm. Little do they know that storm will only grow in strength, duration, and…

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The Internet is Ugly – But I’m Not Going Anywhere

I love the Internet. And I love social media. All of my work is essentially rooted in communications, and it’s amazing to share thoughts and…

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The Budget Activist: How to Be Part of the Solution with Limited Time and Money

“Action is the antidote to despair.” – Joan Baez In this rapidly changing and deeply disturbing political climate, how can we make meaningful change without deep pockets…

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