Author Archives: Leslie Quander Wooldridge

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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Inauguration 2013: I’ve Got the Scoop!

Tweet Last year, I became senior editor of a luxury magazine in DC, and have since been covering a variety of events. (For instance, I did red carpet coverage when Ellen Degeneres received the 15th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at … Continue reading

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Are Your Shoes Hurting Your Health?

Tweet I’m an admitted shoe fanatic, but I also love writing about wellness. So the recent health story I wrote on 9 Footwear Do’s and Don’ts for USNews.com was really fun. The truth is, our feet withstand lots of abuse … Continue reading

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2011 Trends That Are Still Hot

Tweet Can you believe 2012 is here? (Happy new year!) This date change has me thinking about trends. I’ve always believed that if you like something, and it flatters you, you should wear it. Doesn’t matter if it was popular two months … Continue reading

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