world gone to hell? give thanks.

Has the pandemic got you down? What about all the racial injustice and inequity? How about the political climate? How about climate change? Stop. Before you spiral into all that…

i’m privileged, thanks

Full disclosure: this week’s post is a detour … sort of. It’s about the health of communities—and it’s mostly about privilege. It’s been a week (and a few months) of…

w(h)ither the food system?

The pandemic has certainly made very clear just how many of and how deeply our policies and systems are flawed and how tightly they are intertwined: just for starters, in…

what does the pandemic make possible?

In scrolling through my most recent blog posts for a little inspiration for this week, my post about catalysts, catastrophes, and cataclysms from February 27 feels eerily prescient given that…

preparing for the virus: a civic duty

funny / not funny I’ve been rather amused by our sudden obsession with hoarding toilet paper. I get it—everybody poops—but really? Are we back to the age of atomic bomb…

celebrating international women’s day

Full disclosure: I try not to get into politics on my blog, I really do; however, desperate times call for desperate measures, and much of what I’m thinking about has…

When the POTUS is late for dinner

A quick shout-out to those who filled out my Tell me about yourself survey—I appreciate you taking the time out of your busy day to help me out—and a request…

The struggle is real

This month, I’m taking a look in the rearview mirror at 2018 and a peek ahead at the road ahead in 2019. I invite you to hop in and take…

New + improved?

Full disclosure: if you love Black Friday, this post is likely to piss you off—maybe read it anyway? america, the privileged Last weekend when I was grocery shopping, I discovered…

Making space for the invited inevitable

  Make space in your life for the inevitable arrival of what you want. ~Danielle LaPorte If you’ve been with me for a while, you know that in addition to…