Obama’s Final Words and the Power of Affirmation

Obama’s Final Words and the Power of Affirmation

Just before he concluded his final speech, President Obama looked at his wife and said, “Michelle LaVaughn Robinson, girl of the South Side, for the past 25 years, you’ve been not only my wife and mother of my children, but my best friend. You took on a role you...

It Takes a Village to Launch a Book

It Takes a Village to Launch a Book

The dedication of my new book reads, "To Mary, Kate, and all my Redbud sisters. Maybe it doesn't always take a village—but it did this time." As evidence of that, last night, about 90 friends braved the cold and chose to miss the Patriots' playoff game to celebrate...