[Quiet Thoughts] for Women’s Day

Photo: My sister gave me this adorable pouch for Christmas. I have been housing my notebook and pens/pencils in it when I’m on the go with my heavy-duty tote bag. It is the perfect little something fort this life and times, but it’s especially cool for today, International Women’s Day. If you have a favorite woman…

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Lean in? Take off? Just Another Day.

Photo: The best kind of playground is the playground we get all to ourselves.  Minor and I got to do whatever we wanted without any interference from other kiddos. Mostly this meant that Minor could be brave and try new things without an audience: so we practiced pumping on the swing, climbing a ladder that…

Ain’t I Worth Saving?

It’s International Women’s Day. I’m sitting here thinking about the state of things. Yesterday, the President signed the Violence Against Women’s Act, with much fanfare and flourish, and I watched it live with happiness. I am blessed to be a woman who has not been physically abused by a partner, but the statistics about domestic violence…