January 26, 2023

What's in a name? Somehow I'm the first writer to ask that question. Think about it: if we called a rose something else, would that…

I had the pleasure of writing a blog post with my friend and former colleague Sarah Benner-Kenagy. We wrote about Transformational Capacity Building for Community-Centric…

During the covid pandemic, service providers had to be in a lot of places, fast. We couldn't rely on traditional models if we wanted to…

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it just works

"As president," Kamala Harris announced in the throes of her presidential campaign. "I’ll establish a student loan debt forgiveness program," she wrote. "For Pell Grant…

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playing favorites 2022

Back in January, I decided to read in a different way this year. I would cast a wide net for the books I want to…

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what’s in a name?

What's in a name? Somehow I'm the first writer to ask that question. Think about it: if we called a rose something else, would that name change how it smells? Try it. It didn't, right? I am positive that a rose would, with a different name, still smell nice. Original…

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it just works

"As president," Kamala Harris announced in the throes of her presidential campaign. "I’ll establish a student loan debt forgiveness program," she wrote. "For Pell Grant recipients," she added. "Who start a business that operates for three years in disadvantaged communities." Student loan forgiveness is a bold plan. It's one that's…

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you lost me there

Nod if this has happened to you before (full disclosure: I can't see you). You might strike up a conversation with a coworker about rent prices. They're too high! What are landlords even doing with that money? You might have a gallows-tinged laugh or two about how the hellscape we…

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playing favorites 2022

Back in January, I decided to read in a different way this year. I would cast a wide net for the books I want to read, but choose with care the ones I actually read. Even though I read about the same number of books as I did last year,…

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looking future 2022

What a year 2022 was. I launched my own business! I got covid and the flu. My grandmother and then my cat Waffles passed away. I've gotten older and hopefully a little wiser. I've found myself coming into a new form of power. I noticed this year that my writing…

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