Monthly Archives: August 2013
The Liebster Award
Posted on August 30, 2013 7 Comments
Before I talk about the lovable Liebster, I wanted to mention that I have decided to make this blog a long-term project. I had been experimenting with it and getting a sense of the WordPress community here. I feel right at home with the vibe of the place, which means I can unpack now, lol, […]
The right kind of parenting
Posted on August 29, 2013 6 Comments
[The President] declared that securing the gains of civil rights leaders “requires constant vigilance, not complacency.” “Whether it’s by challenging those who erect new barriers to the vote or ensuring that the scales of justice work equally for all and the criminal justice system is not simply a pipeline from underfunded schools to overcrowded jails,” […]
The talking cure
Posted on August 25, 2013 2 Comments
This week we saw intuitive human genius at work. Antoinette Tuff, a school bookkeeper, through sheer instinct and soundness of character, walked a potential mass murderer back from the brink. The approach she took with the troubled intruder armed with an AK47 has been hailed by trained negotiators as following the very steps they take […]
Conversation With My Insurance Company’s Automated Machine
Posted on August 24, 2013 Leave a Comment
This gave me a good laugh. Love it.
22 Things Happy People Do Differently
Posted on August 23, 2013 Leave a Comment
I love this – I can’t think of how to express it any more brilliantly, so I am reblogging. Thank you Lesley!