Author Archives: Leslie Quander Wooldridge

Writing Tip: Where to Find Inspiration

Tweet I’ve been a professional writer and editor for more than a decade…and, actually, closer to 15 years. (Where did the time go?!) And I wrote for fun for many years before that. One question that comes up when it … Continue reading

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Are You Open to Surprises?

Tweet Life’s beauty can arrive by surprise. 🌸⁣ We can plan and try to predict things all we want (quick shout out to the Type As and planners out there), but things happen all the time that are completely out … Continue reading

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Positive Thinking: Our Words and Beliefs Matter

Tweet As I was walking in our nation’s capital this spring, taking in the beautiful cherry blossoms, I had some realizations. We’re surrounded by beauty—for me, I can see it every day—but we don’t always take time to notice. And … Continue reading

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Spotlight: “Will GoFundMe Become America’s Largest Private Insurer?”

Tweet Stories of healthcare issues abound, and I’m seeing headlines that continue to pop up. People are suffering, and their insurance—if they even have it—doesn’t always provide all needed financial support. Enter online crowdfunding campaigns, where people ask everyone from … Continue reading

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Health Tip: Why Adults Should Go Out and Play

Tweet We’ve just had our first snow of 2019 in DC, so I had to go out and play around. It was incredibly nice to venture out into the fresh snow as it fell. I laughed a lot and was … Continue reading

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3 Festive DC Destinations to Visit Year-Round

Tweet This month, I thought about booking a flight out of town. The travel bug almost bit me again. But then I thought about the fact that I live in the nation’s capital. And there are tons of things to … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Protect Your Hearing

Tweet So I love getting out to events and listening to live music. But these fun activities can have a down side. Sadly. If you’re around loud sounds, you should know that you could be at risk for tinnitus and … Continue reading

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Training for Surgery? Yes, You Can

Tweet These days, Americans train to get in shape for marathons, weddings and backpacking trips. So why not train for surgery? Tens of millions of surgeries are scheduled each year in the United States, and each can result in complications … Continue reading

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Yes, I’m Updating My Blog. Yes, It’s Taken 5 Years (!)

Tweet The last time I was really here was 2013. Wow. With reference to my last (beyond old) blog post, clearly Halle Berry is no longer pregnant. But I do still think sheer fashion can be chic. And the clothes … Continue reading

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Spring Fashion Goes Sheer (and Chic)

Tweet The very pretty (and pregnant) Halle Berry was recently spotted around town in a see-through lace dress, and she’s not the only one rocking the peek-a-boo trend. It’s one of my favorite looks to hit stores this spring, and … Continue reading

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