Life is Beautiful, Complicated, and Temporary

July 23, 2017 /

I have done a lot this month, especially for me. My days and nights are usually spent at home and are relatively quiet. This month I’ve been reminded I need to change my routine, shake up my daily pattern, and re-wire my brain on a much more regular basis than…

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Is Everyone Really Welcome At My Table?

June 25, 2017 /

The internet today is full of disheartening stories about victims of mistreatment and unabashed hate. I want to say something to those people who are being targeted, victimized, and flat out hated. I want to open my door, sit them at my table, bring them cookies and coffee, plop down…

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The Things We Don’t Talk About

April 6, 2017 /

There has been a lot of noise since the election last November. Marches, protests, scandals. My Twitter feed has never been rowdier. There are movements happening. It’s big and it’s loud. And yet, the silence left hanging is hurting me, hurting us. It’s small but it’s growing. We are shouting…

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What Working from Home Really Looks Like

March 22, 2017 /

Have you ever wondered what working from home really looks like? I’ve been working from home for more than five years, the last three consecutively. Most articles I read about working from home list the pros and cons and say something like, “I get more work done but sometimes I get distracted…

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Light and Love (on This Dark Day)

January 20, 2017 /

Today is a dark day in history. I sit here feeling confused about how we got to this place, terrified for the future of our country, and grieving all of the lives that will be lost because of the choice many have made. Today should have been a day of celebration, optimism, and frankly, relief. Instead,…

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