Working Group on Girls of Schenectady

Fall is volunteer recruiting season for the Working Group on Girls of Schenectady, so I wanted to take the opportunity to invite local women to join us! Fall is volunteer recruiting season for the Working Group on Girls of Schenectady, so I wanted to take the opportunity to invite local women to join us! The … [Read more…]

Girls’ Circles

This year I’ve started a new activity that I haven’t mentioned on the blog until now. I am a muse. “Why, I knew that already!” you are no doubt saying, “because you always inspire wisdom within me, and you are in many other ways quite goddess-like!’ Well, thank you. But that’s not exactly what I … [Read more…]

New York State Education

UPDATE: Commissioner King will be at Myers Middle School in Albany this Thursday, October 24th, from 4-6 pm. You’ve probably already heard about NY State Education Commissioner John King cancelling his town hall-style forums, in which he’d planned to talk about Common Core and testing and listen to concerns from the community. It turns out … [Read more…]

Begging for Money for Schools

There was another budget meeting last night, and I didn’t go. I know, I know: I’m terrible. But Cute W was out of town, so I would have had to either just go for a little bit (because I wouldn’t want to leave the kids alone for long) or drag my children to the meeting … [Read more…]

Hurricane Sandy Relief — Local Donation Collection Sites

I was looking for information about local collection sites for hurricane relief, and beyond Mamatoga who has a big list of donation¬† drop-off locations listed for the Saratoga area, I didn’t find too much. But here’s what I did find. There’s a drop-off site in Guilderland with details on the TU’s Guilderland blog. The First … [Read more…]