Category: Thoughts & Stories

Great things I read in 2015

I realized when putting this together that I haven’t read a book written by a cis man in over two years. Heh. I didn’t intentionally start this streak, but now I know it’s happening, I’m paying attention to see how long it lasts. I do have Steve Martin’s An Object of Beauty on my nightstand though,… Read more »

Things I read (mostly) this week: 11/3

I missed last week because I played hooky to celebrate halloween the little nieces, so this week you get extra content! Lucky for you. Themes in this dispatch: loss, women in tech and the arts, and elections. + This piece on kindness was widely shared this week, and for good reason. If you are struggling… Read more »

On Listening

“I believe equality will be won with thousands of small, quiet gestures…Every time someone, male or female, steps up and declares that they’re taking action, the more likely it is that these gestures will happen when they need to.” This is an excerpt from nickd’s blog on the choices he’s made to promote diversity and… Read more »

How San Francisco gets me writing again

I should just write. I should. Stop over-thinking it. Just….do….it. Okay, go. Now. I’m going. I’m starting, picking up the thread not knowing where exactly I left off or how to start or fill you in. Life doesn’t follow such a tidy narrative though, so I guess it’s okay if blogs don’t either. In an… Read more »

So, about Pinterest.

I didn’t think Pinterest was for me until one of my oldest friends, one who knows me better than almost anybody, called me out for not using it. As in, you’re crazy for not taking advantage of this resource… That was six weeks ago and already it’s grown my traffic by a measurable amount (thanks,… Read more »