Hey Parks and Rec, Let’s Get People Walking

July 15, 2013
On June 25th, the U.S. Surgeon General, representatives from CDC, America Walks, and other members of an expert panel met to formally support walking and walkability as a way for Americans to become more active. One of the sectors identified to make it easier for Americans to walk was Parks, Recreation, Fitness and Sports. Read more

A Numbers Game (RedGate continued)

April 1, 2011

I scooped up the free weekly Rockville newspaper from the end of our driveway, before it could get run over yet again. Optimistically hoping to find a part time job for my teenager, instead I winced with disappointment when I

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Keeping the Gates Open at RedGate (Cont'd)

March 4, 2011

There’s something to be said for attending certain events in person, rather than just reading about the results later. The Rockville City Council meeting to decide the fate of RedGate Golf Course seemed straightforward but subtle undercurrents in the room

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The Skate Park Lady

February 25, 2011

"I get to meet the most interesting people at my job." My friends have gotten used to hearing this statement from me regularly by now. And sure, phone interviews may not quite count as "meeting people" but there is something

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Keeping the Gates Open at RedGate

Despite my having lived in Rockville, Maryland, for 15 years, last week was the first time I ever attended a city council meeting. What would drag me out on a cold, dark February night at my normal (admittedly early) bedtime?

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