Month: April 2017

On stepping out of the bubble

My husband Ben was insatiably curious about the world we live in. Before he died in 2011 he had traveled to 150 countries. I lagged far behind. At his urging, I traveled to Egypt, returning home just a few days before the revolution in Tahrir Square shut down Cairo airport. When I finally decided to … Continue reading “On stepping out of the bubble”

Village Council election on May 8

Carleton residents: I confirm that I am not running for another term on the Village Council.   For the May 8 election,  we have seven candidates for the seven Council positions, six incumbents and one new candidate, Carolina Zumaran Jones. As previously announced on the Carleton building link, you are invited to a meet and greet … Continue reading “Village Council election on May 8”

Concerned Residents of Friendship Heights Village

CONCERNED RESIDENTS OF FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS VILLAGE As of April 15, 2017  about 40 Village residents from different backgrounds and buildings have co-authored or endorsed an Open Letter to Council. Drafters and endorsers intended to use this Open Letter during the 2017 election campaign. However, no open forums or candidates’ nights will be held in advance … Continue reading “Concerned Residents of Friendship Heights Village”