You have 1 job. Don’t shirk it.

Please vote.Just vote.It’s democracy’s lowest-hanging fruit.It’s our ticket to celebrate, grouse or even wave the flag.Anything less is dereliction of duty.And yes, I believe that. “We’re America; we’re good at this.” Want to watch this free non-partisan performance to benefit the non-partisan When We All Vote? “Here it is. Only costs you an email address.” … More You have 1 job. Don’t shirk it.

Happily ever after

I’ve always been a fan of the Grimm brothers’ fairy tales and Hans Christian Andersen’s stories. They were like Jiminiy Cricket encouraging me to let my conscience be my guide, to avoid traveling alone, and to be wise when cute boys showed up. Some lessons I learned better than others. No matter how hard I … More Happily ever after

Welcome to the Thunderdome (or fighting fair)

Nobody wants to be a jerk…all the time. Being a jerk or mishandling trust is counter to the human need for community. It doesn’t take long for little kids to learn relational consequences of throwing sand on their pals, refusing to share, and tossing their peas on the floor…and the dog…and a tired parent. Toddlers … More Welcome to the Thunderdome (or fighting fair)