There is growing racial and ethnic diversity in the House and Senate. In the 107th Congress there were 36 Blacks, 19 Hispanics and 7 Asians. In this 115th Congress there are 49 Blacks, 39 Hispanics, 15 Asians and 2 Native Americans. [Pew Research Center] Continue reading “Congress”
There is an epidemic of violence against women in the United States. Every 9 seconds a woman is assaulted; every day more than three women are murdered by their partners; and one in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Continue reading “Women Will Get it Done: Violence against Women and Odds and Ends”
Debbie, Ann, Leslie, Nazan and Yolanda flew to Charleston for a bridge (the card game) getaway. Of course, that included trying out some of Charleston’s top restaurants. Debbie reported the following. Continue reading “Restaurant: F.I.G. (Food Is Good)”
Kathleen Ambrose recommended this restaurant.
Continue reading “Restaurant: Field & Main Restaurant”
Hunter’s Head was one of the restaurants that we had heard about from Kathleen and others. On the drive back from lunch at Kathleen’s (which was a treat) we passed Hunter’s Hand and on the spur of the moment stopped in to make a reservation for the following evening. That night we had dinner at Field & Main. Continue reading “Restaurant: Hunter’s Head Tavern”
This restaurant is the progeny of the original Tadich Grill in San Francisco which is apparently the oldest restaurant in the city. Continue reading “Restaurant: Tadich Grill”