For the Love of – socially good – Shoes

I first saw TOMS Shoes when the CEO handed a pair to her Executive Assistant.  They had the “Be the Change” quote all over them.  When I first went to look for the website, I googled “Tods”, which was very confusing as it was way more expensive...

I am not an attachment parenting parent.

It was really the Time magazine cover that encouraged me to make that decision.  I did not see myself reflected in that mother, her choices or her skinny jeans. It was with this framing that I nearly said no when a friend offered to take me through the Circle of...

The next thing isn't what you think

Wishing for the next thing: doesn’t make it come faster, isn’t going to look how you think, and will likely you cause you more anxiety than the first thing. I think my mother said this to me as a child, or some variation.  Shows my ignorance, that...

Swept

The first thing I did after arriving home & sitting the baby on the floor was to sweep. I don’t often sweep. I swept the kitchen, the stairs, the entry way.  Then I looked in the garage at the crud accumulated by the cars throughout the winter, and I started...

Flood

*Images are both my own and from friends & community.

Evac

When I first heard about evacuations in Mission, I went home. I wrote up an evac packing list. I opted to check the 100 year flood plan, even while thinking, “well, it won’t be this bad.” So we opted to take a walk, get some beer. When we made the...

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