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Posts by Stacey Goers

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December 18, 2013

DCanter Pours Itself Into Philippines Relief Effort

Michelle Lim Warner and Michael Warner, owners of the wine and beer shop DCanter on Barracks Row, are launching a fundraising campaign this month for a cause that’s quite personal to their family.

DCanter Pours Itself Into Philippines Relief Effort

(Courtesy Michelle Lim Warner)

Carles is a small town on the northeastern edge of Panay Island in the Philippines and was greatly impacted by the recent typhoon that hit the islands. Carles is also where Michelle’s mother and grandmother, who died a few years ago, grew up.

Michelle says she has great memories of visiting the town and she and her mother want to raise $10,000 by Jan. 1 as a part of their Rebuild Carles campaign. According to Michelle, this would build modest, but strong, two-bedroom homes for 15 families. Full story

July 24, 2013

Mo, Mo, Mo — Cowan’s Post-Congress Tweets Heat Up

William “Mo” Cowan left the Senate on July 16 and, on returning to civilian life, switched his Twitter handle from @SenMoCowan to @MoCowan. The former Massachusetts Democratic senator sent out this last sweet message under his senatorial names.

William Mo Cowan@SenMoCowan 16 Jul:

Before they shut off this acct allow me to say: thank you all for the kind words. I have lived the American dream. Best wishes to all. -MC

And then, Mo moved along to the real stuff: his wife, bowties and the royal baby. Here are some highlights from the unhinged Mo Cowan Twitter account.

Mo Cowan@mocowan 19 Jul:

My beloved spells her name sans “e” MT @KellyO: “I was able 2 serve because she was willing 2 B mom & dad… @mocowan thx wife Stacey

Mo Cowan@mocowan 19 Jul:

Alert! Alert! MY BOWTIES NEVER MADE IT BACK FROM DC! They were packed up but have yet to arrive. If you see my ties on @cspan, call me ASAP!

Mo Cowan@mocowan 21 Jul:

Just sat down on plane & realized I’m still in makeup from @upwithsteve. Explains why some in airport asked if I was Denzel. #justsayin

Mo Cowan@mocowan 22 Jul:

Should they name the lad “Mo” I won’t be upset. #justsayin#royalbaby

March 15, 2012

Everything’s Coming Up Mikulski

It’s a good week to be Sen. Barbara Mikulski.

The Maryland Democrat will not only become the longest-serving female Member of Congress this Saturday, but she also received a Research!America award Wednesday night at a star-studded  banquet.

Full story

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