This isn't our first rodeo. Tom Collins, the hubby as he will often be referred to, and I made the cross country trip from New York to Colorado in November of 2008, just as we were establishing BlogPaws, the popular and still famous pet blogging community and conference. A few... Read more →

by Yvonne DiVita The women of WIPIN rock big time! WIPIN is Women in the Pet Industry. I am a member. A proud member. This past weekend I experienced such profound acceptance by a large group of business women, it made me glad to be alive. Over and over, at... Read more →

This post is about the value of art in our lives. The video shows conversation between a small group of people who serve on a volunteer board for Art as Action, in Boulder, CO. Art as Action exists to connect the community to real performances; real art; talented people who... Read more →

by Yvonne DiVita As shared on the web via my BFF Toby Bloomberg of Diva Marketing: Russia's Terrifying Blogger Law Goes Into Effect Today Under the new law, signed in May, bloggers will have to register with the Russian government, allowing the government to restrict blogs it doesn’t approve of.... Read more →

by Yvonne DiVita I hear folks are overwhelmed by technology today. Too much of this, too much of that, cringing when they hear, "There's an app for that!" Information overload, in the form of technology that is always on, is ruining our lives. When everyone at the bus stop, the... Read more →

Yvonne and Susan at BlogHer by Yvonne DiVita "There she is! Oh my GOD! It's really her!" I wasn't the only one throwing my arms up with loud cries of excitement as I rushed across the gleaming lobby of the hotel, that fated day back on the ancient history days... Read more →

by Yvonne DiVita "This is Google's killer app," Tom said last year when he returned from Social Media Marketing, a conference for business professionals in the social space. He was clearly excited. His eyes were bright, his smile was lively, there was a hint of laughter in his words. Good... Read more →

by Yvonne DiVita Saturdays are great for nostalgia. Here I am, watching the sun reappear through gray clouds, warming the day considerably. Spring is arriving in Colorado, at last. I crave the sunshine. It reminds me of why I came to Colorado. Why I love living close to Denver and... Read more →

From The Editor's Desk The Sage Braid is a project being undertaken by Global Friendship, a Brooklyn-based non-profit that empowers women around the world living on under $10 a day, helping them break the cycle of poverty. We work to improve the standard of living in developing communities. We create... Read more →