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Thank you (and also Happy Mother’s Day)

Let’s face it: all of my best efforts to do something nice for all of the mothers in my life isn’t happening. I had lots of plans. I didn’t get you a card or finish that mass email or drum … Continue reading

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April Update

Blink. Or rather, don’t blink. You will miss the whole month. That’s generally how I feel about time. Time moves so fast. I try and pay attention to the small moments, and it still feels fast. After slogging through March, … Continue reading

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I downloaded my first podcast in 2011. I was in the car with our youngest driving somewhere on maternity leave. Our youngest was a little baby–maybe less than two months old and while I had friends with babies to meet up with, … Continue reading

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The 2017 Plan: February update

I love the start of the month because it feels like days and days are stretched out in front of you, and everything that could go according to plan just might. And then whoosh, it’s over. I’ve barely started to … Continue reading

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The 2017 Plan: January update

All month, I had my plan in mind. I feel security having a plan. Then there was inauguration. The world feels off-center. Off center is an understatement. It’s more like an alternate reality. I feel pulled in a million directions but … Continue reading

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Agnostic rallying: on the Women’s March (& sister marches)

From the moment the concept of the Women’s March emerged, I was conflicted about it. I did not share in the same level of despondency as many people (and women) post-election. I didn’t feel a need for solidarity because I … Continue reading

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The 2017 Plan

I spent almost all of 2016 unwinding my mind from the academic calendar. I have always loved making resolutions, but for most of my life, I have looked at the new year as a pit stop from the start of the … Continue reading

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