habit shift

  • election checklist, week five.

    We have 71 days until the 2020 election in the US. That’s 10 weeks during which I’ll be trying my damnedest to get leaders elected who will move the dial toward equity, inclusion, and…

    August 24, 2020 5 Comments
  • election checklist, week four.

    We have 78 days until the 2020 election in the US. That’s 11 weeks during which I’ll be trying my damnedest to get leaders elected who will move the dial toward equity, inclusion, and…

    August 17, 2020 3 Comments
  • election checklist, week three.

    We have 85 days until the 2020 election in the US. That’s 12 weeks during which I’ll be trying my damnedest to get leaders elected who will move the dial toward equity, inclusion, and…

    August 10, 2020 15 Comments
  • election checklist, week two.

    We have 92 days until the 2020 election in the US. That’s 13 weeks during which I’ll be trying my damnedest to get leaders elected who will move the dial toward equity, inclusion, and…

    August 3, 2020 2 Comments
  • habit shift: safety razors.

    When I was ten I shaved my legs for the first time. In defiance of the arbitrary mandate from my mother that I was not to do so until the eighth grade, I borrowed…

    July 30, 2020 33 Comments
  • election checklist, week one.

    We have 99 days until the 2020 election in the US. That’s 14 weeks during which I’ll be trying my damnedest to get leaders elected who will move the dial toward equity, inclusion, and…

    July 27, 2020 10 Comments
  • habit shift: protect each other.

    I’ve been thinking relentlessly, maybe obsessively, about the concept of protection; questioning who gets protected, what gets protected, and especially who folks rely on to do the protecting for them? Police? Policy? What’s protection…

    June 17, 2020 15 Comments
  • habit shift: wearing a face mask.

    As a child, my grandfather lived above an undertaker’s shop on West 25th Street. The building, like my grandfather, is no longer with us, but my uncle sent a photograph of it this week,…

    May 6, 2020 17 Comments
  • habit shift: social distancing.

    Calder is officially one month old. She’s smack in the middle of the sleepy newborn stage, all snorts and stretches and very tiny yawns. She snoozes on our bellies in the daytime like a…

    March 16, 2020 30 Comments
  • habit shift: morning routine.

    We’ve entered the age of the frenzied morning. We had a whole year of school mornings and tumbling out the door together under our belt when this school year started, but we’ve also got…

    October 2, 2019 25 Comments