my attempt to ask better questions in moments like these
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January 2023

You don’t often read an obit about the people behind the people, so to speak. I found this one about sculpture artist midwife Dick Polich really…
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a Q&A with you via the wisdom of Elaine Castillo
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some thoughts on more nourishing ways to show up for your people in crisis
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The more I thought about Aftersun, the more I fell in love with it. Ambiguous, beautiful, it says something so true about parents and children that I’ve…
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some thoughts on power and our reluctance to claim it
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I love that there is an online class on The Art of Eldering. I wish I could be a fly on the wall. I had somehow missed this interview with Parker…
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Y’all, I’ve been reading my first romance novels! It’s been a trip. I hated the first one, but absolutely loved Seven Days in June by Tia Williams. What…
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5 questions for educational/technology expert and advocate Richard Culatta
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some thoughts on New Year's resolutions and the reality of change
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December 2022

Merry Christmas, to those who celebrate. If you’re feeling like you let folks down on putting the PERFECT Christmas together, consider this throwback…
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