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Uhhh…There is NO Gas Shortage

By Dorri C. Scott | May 15, 2021

My parents often spoke in parables. They shared wisdom in storytelling. Their advice about life and the ups and downs experienced daily were told bits and pieces.  

Happy Poetry Month!

By Dorri C. Scott | April 12, 2021

Celebrate a few great poets starting with America’s newest sweetheart, Amanda Gorman who wowed us at the Biden-Harris inauguration, January 20, 2021.

Let’s Talk Mental Health and Race: Meghan & Harry’s Interview with Oprah

By Dorri C. Scott | March 8, 2021


At the Intersection of Mental Health and Race like many, I watched with much interest Prince Harry; his wife, the Duchess of Sussex and Oprah Winfrey.

Celebrate Black History Month – EVERYDAY!

By Dorri C. Scott | February 8, 2021


A proud African American, WiseWOMAN, I invite you to join the many observations, discussions, lectures, dinners (on Zoom) and good ol’ fashioned kitchen talk with soul food to C-E-L-E-B-R-A-T-E, Black History Month.

Sweet Georgia

By Dorri C. Scott | January 6, 2021

MLK is looking down from the mountaintop – what an accomplishment we are viewing in this historic moment.

Giving Tuesday – December 1, 2020

By Dorri C. Scott | November 28, 2020

Held annually the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, December 1, 2020 is “Giving Tuesday.”

While we must vote, we must also know the numbers

By Dorri C. Scott | August 20, 2020

President Obama delivered a scathing critique of the executive office.

Educators Did Not Sign Up For This

By Dorri C. Scott | August 13, 2020

We must understand why teachers are leaving the profession, retiring early and others QUITTING!

Back to School, Zoom and Gen Z

By Dorri C. Scott | August 2, 2020

Dear parents, NOW is the time to prepare for another “virtual” school year.

John Lewis’ Last Words: Read by Morgan Freeman [VIDEO]

Blog by Dorri C. Scott | Video by MSNBC | July 31, 2020

We have received our marching orders from an American hero – Rep. John Robert Lewis. “May you walk with the wind”, get into trouble, “good trouble” as we collectively press toward a world of peace and justice for all with love. #goodtrouble

Stand Up, Speak Up, Speak Out

By Dorri C. Scott | July 18, 2020

Like many, I woke up to sad news this morning. Congressman John Robert Lewis from Georgia quietly passed away at his home having suffered from stage IV pancreatic cancer.

Starting a magazine – not easy

By Dorri C. Scott | June 14, 2020

When VA WOMAN Magazine debuted in Loudoun County (2011), it was hard.

THAT Woman Goes to China

By Dorri C. Scott | July 12-17, 2018

I’ve been given the amazing opportunity to travel to China in a few days! For months, I have communicated with colleagues, students, families and new friends in reference to this new adventure.