Good morning, Monday readers! Today I’ve got two guest posts up elsewhere that I’d like to nudge you on over to read. The first, is a nice follow-up to yesterday’s post on chocolatey Valentine’s day treats. Head on over to The Kind Life to read about Food Empowerment Project’s work to educate about the worst [...]
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“If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” –Lilla Watson, Australian Aboriginal artist/activist I saw this quote posted by a friend on Facebook this morning and it really resonated with me. I’ve [...]
If you were gearing up to have a Celiac’s test, what would you eat to make sure you were getting a fair amount of gluten leading up to the test? I would eat (and did!) biscuits and gravy. When I was a kid, my dad was the king of biscuit making. He’d just roll out [...]
Source: Gown by Lindee Daniel; hanging lights photo by Tiger Shout; twig lights photo from Wedding Bee One nice thing about having finished teaching last quarter is that I was able to catch up on some of my guest posting commitments at other blogs. You can head on over to The Kind Life today to [...]
When I was growing up, I always thought that someday I would get married and have kids. That’s what most people around me thought because that’s the dominant discourse we are exposed to—we grow up, go to college, get married, buy a house, have a child or two, raise them, send them to college and perpetuate the cycle. This is familiar, of [...]
I’m trying out this new design of the blog. I still want to tweak some font, colors, etc. But I’d really like to hear your feedback. Thumbs up? Thumbs down? Specific critiques? Thoughts? Requests? Thank you and Happy New Year!
On the last day of 2012, I’m turning my thoughts to the new year. Okay, who are we kidding? To be honest, I’m a big-time future planner and I’ve been thinking about the new year for a while now. Memory Jar The memory jar is a thing I saw floating around the internet last year or [...]
As we near the end of the year, I’ve been thinking about what kind of year 2012 has been. For me, 2012 has been a year of pondering and growing up in many ways. The beginning of the year was about expanding my horizons, taking on new projects, getting myself out into the world more [...]
I heard a few hours ago about the shooting in Connecticut. This, after hearing about a shooting in a mall in Portland OR earlier this week. This, after a couple was shot dead by Cleveland police who fired 137 shots a couple of weeks ago. And after a four year old toddler shot and killed his [...]
Since I moved to Seattle and in with Eric, Christmas (and the winter holidays generally) have become fairly non-event kind of events. For one, Eric was raised Jewish and so doesn’t have an attachment to Christmas (or Hannukah, really, for that matter). I grew up celebrating Christmas and we decorated a tree every year and it [...]