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Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Home For The Holidays
I thought this would be a somber column, given what’s happening in our country and around the world. So this week, I’ll dwell on happier...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Now Can We Talk Smarter Gun Laws?
“I was in the gym and I heard like seven loud booms, and the gym teachers told us to go in the corner and we...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // The Outdoor Circle’s Centennial
I recently spent time with a friend who came to visit all the way from cold, snowy Finland. We did what tourists do, which as...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // A Generous Spirit Of Giving Back
One of the perks of my semi-retired life as a columnist and volunteer board member for one of the best charities in the state –...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Cleaning Up, Getting Married
Leland Kim and his partner Leif Malcomson had planned and dreamed and trained for months – and it was finally happening. Kim, a science writer,...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // No Excuses For Low Voter Turnout
Congratulations to Mayor Kirk Caldwell, a fine, smart and decent man. I know you are the right person for the job, and I have no...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Sandy A Sign Of Climate Change
In the end, we did come together. And it wasn’t the end of the election that did it. It was a disaster with a misleadingly...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // What To Do If Your Child Is Bullied
This is Bullying Prevention Awareness month. It’s a topic our family knows about – now. Our family was fortunate. Once people at our son’s school...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Tweets Go Overboard With Crowley
Candy Crowley – what did you think of her debate performance? I’ve heard and seen a lot of reaction in media of every kind. Much...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // A Young Climate-change Crusader
Chris Pascua is 12 years old, and I think – in fact, I’m pretty sure – he’s going to change the world. I didn’t know...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Confessions Of An Amateur Chef
My husband’s birthday came around and his sister threw him a party. It was potluck, the best kind of party. I went a little crazy...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // The Hard Days As A 47-Percenter
I have a thought about the infamous “47 percent” remarks by Gov. Mitt Romney, which were secretly taped at a private fundraiser back in May....

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // A Special Dad-Daughter Anniversary
My dad and I celebrated an anniversary the other night. It’s been seven years since “our” transplant – one of my kidneys became his –...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Romney Was Wrong And Hysterical
The world watched portions of the Middle East explode last week as protesters erupted over a terrible anti-Muslim video that was getting a lot of...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Something About Conventions
I watched portions of both the Republican and Democratic conventions. Why, you ask? Why pay attention to hours of speechifying and posturing and scripted political...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // Letting A Son Spread His Wings
It’s official. My husband and I are now keepers of an empty nest. The chick has sprouted wings. His first attempts at flight may be...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // ‘50 Shades Of Grey’? Meh
OK, I admit it. I bought 50 Shades of Grey. I tried to read it. I can appreciate a sexual, sensual storyline and am no...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // From The Olympics Rabbit Hole
Ouch. The Ukraine fencer completes an explosive attack on the U.S. competitor and ties it all up. Oooh. U.S. wins a point. Ow. Ukraine hits...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // The Shooting Off On Gun Control
Back from vacation means back to reality – and a barrage of sobering news. First, my heart died a little for the people of Aurora,...

Jade Moon
Moonlighting // A Dashing Euro Vacation
We are on vacation! The good news is we visited Paris, London, Rome and Venice in two-and-a-half weeks. The bad news is we visited Paris,...


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