Saying Goodbye in Layers

Leaving Manassas after 33 years takes some excavation. I closed my freelance business, resigned from the city’s elections office and handed the “wand of leadership” of Write by the Rails to interim president Stacia D. Kelly. With my husband starting his job immediately in North Carolina, the task of bringing our home to market fell... Continue Reading →

Saying ‘Yes’ to the Dress

Tuesday I took a break from prepping our house for sale to drive to Jeanette’s Bride N’ Boutique in Manassas. I was meeting my daughter to help her pick out her wedding dress! Leaving the painters, carpet layers, brick workers, landscapers and tree removers behind was a welcome escape. She was afraid I’d forget, but... Continue Reading →

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