nonprofits

  • 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
  • black lives matter.

    In the midst of a global pandemic that has disproportionately impacted people of color and Black people in particular, protests of police brutality across the country are being met by still more state-sanctioned intimidation…

    June 3, 2020 7 Comments
  • make-believe: puzzles etc.

    Our indoor reality right now includes a lot of keeping small humans from mauling each other, making and cleaning up meals at an astonishing rate, and trying to find a quiet corner in 500…

    May 18, 2020 9 Comments
  • make-believe: cherry blossoms.

    We’re staying home, we’re staying masked, we’re staying far away from everyone we know (and also everyone we don’t) as we do our part to flatten the curve and slow the spread of the…

    April 27, 2020 19 Comments
  • make-believe: bread baking.

    I live in a bakery now. In the past two months James has turned out an unprecedented number of sourdough loaves. Discard starter is going into tart crusts and crackers and pancakes for dinner.…

    April 13, 2020 20 Comments
  • make-believe: newborn bliss.

    Reality of life with a newborn looks different for every single child and caregiver, and it shifts and changes a hundred times a day depending on the minute or the mood or the moon.…

    January 27, 2020 34 Comments
  • things you can do today.

    Four things to do today to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: + Explore the 1619 Project, an ongoing project designed to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first ship carrying…

    January 20, 2020 3 Comments
  • a traveling bag that keeps giving.

    This post is sponsored by TOM BIHN in celebration of their membership with 1% For The Planet and the launch of their first bags made from recycled fabrics. Nearly four years ago, when embarking…

    December 3, 2019 14 Comments
  • make-believe: non-toxic masculinity.

    What sounds better than a fall afternoon spent hiking through fallen leaves, baking fresh bread, and sitting by the fire with a hot cup of espresso and a good book. For men—or anyone—here’s a…

    November 18, 2019 7 Comments