3 Invitations for the New Year

  A few invitations as this year – this historic, this world-changing, this illuminating, this very challenging year – comes to its close: I invite you to avoid the tropes that shovel all of 2020 into the dumpster fire to be incinerated. Life is too complex,...

14 Actions of Everyday Activism

  In November of 2016, I attended the Women’s March in my hometown of Greensboro, North Carolina, with a friend and our mothers. It was the first time my friend’s mother had participated in anything she considered to be activism. Women across the country...

One Daily Question to Boost Your Growth

  At the beginning of 2019, Theresa and I created a list of questions to ask each other at the end of the evening, questions to help us capture and review our day and to aid our individual growth. At the top of the list was: What do you most want to remember about...

Schedule like Gumby

Most weeks, I talk with people who are drunk on the flexibility of self-employment. It’s a type of intoxication that I know well; hell, it’s an intoxication I shaped my early professional life around. Going to the grocery store in the middle of a weekday is, to me,...

When Netflix Nurtures and When It Numbs

I cancelled dinner with friends on Saturday. I spent the morning feeling gross in a way that I’m pretty sure had to do with a combo of sinus pressure and nasal drip and then finally decided to send the text early afternoon with my apologies. I asked Theresa to join me...

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