One bright spot in these politically bleak times is the surge of Democratic women raising their hands to run for office. Much of this effort has been supported by left-leaning groups that encourage and train women looking to jump into politics â€” theyâ€™ve been inundated with interest from progressives who watched a politically inexperienced reality TV star win the presidency, and thought, I can do this. I can run. Not only that: I need to run.
Some guests automatically make the list just for being family, but other guests—like your boss—are simply harder to reject than include. And, as if making your guest list isn't complicated enough, your parents also get a say if they're chipping in on the bill. You might not believe it, but unwanted guests don't have to ruin your day—as long as you know where to put them. Meet the top eight potential troublemakers you'll invite (and learn how you to minimize the damage!).
It was a year ago today that 23,342 people ran the 117th Boston Marathon. Ethopia's Lelisa Desisa won the men's race, and Kenya's Rita Jeptoo won the women's race, but nobody remembers that. What we do remember is the dark cloud of smoke pluming over Boylston Street as the everyday runners—the coworker running to raise money for charity, the friend who trained all through the winter to finish her first race—ran down the last stretch.