Sr. Anne Arthur: Faith by Works– A post by Molly

"I didn't ask them, I told them." Sister Anne Arthur Klinker said firmly.Even her parents could not shake her steadfast resolve to join a convent during her junior year of high school. As a  school sister of Notre Dame, Sister Anne Arthur's religious calling would take her across the United States and Nigeria. When my [...]

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo

Salaga-doola, menchika-boola, Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo. Put them together, and what have you got? Four of the best women we know. Here's what I can tell you about my children's godmothers: They understood the commitment they made to our squirmy little babies was lifetime. So, in honor of Mother's Day, here's to them! Here's to the guidance givers, [...]

Five things I learned this weekend

The holiday season begins in T-minus three days and I'm feeling panicky generous. As I'm coming off an especially educational few days, I thought I'd share a few tips I picked up during November's spare weekend. 1) Toilet paper is no substitute for paper toweling. Does this seem obvious to you? It only occurred to [...]

Sister Act

This week we celebrated National Siblings Day by saluting sisters, especially ours. Here's to the toe painters, eyebrow pluckers, sweater sharers, glass raisers, belly laughers, truth tellers, cookie dunkers, advice givers, movie raters, book reviewers, theatre goers, tea sippers, football followers. Here's to the girls who roll their eyes, but have our backs. Here's to [...]