Snippets and Being Present

What to you write about when you’re thinking and functioning in sound bites instead of focused analysis?  I had a…

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Is the Art the Artist? Is the Action the Actor?

Before mass media and social media, the art and the artist often had little effect on one another.  Our culture…

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Outrage Burnout

Americans, especially when sorted into groups, always have good cause for outrage.  In Trump’s America, nearly everything seems outrageous.  And…

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Just Out for Money – Really?!

I could not have escaped the coverage of Bill O’Reilly and Harvey Weinstein even if I’d wanted to.  On principle,…

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What We Care About (and Why)

While discussing pop culture with my group of crafty women tonight, it became clear that issues that affect us directly…

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Emotional Control

“If someone’s trying to get you angry, the calmer you get, the angrier they’ll get.” – Valerie Jarrett, presidential advisor…

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Today’s Training (Sexual Harassment & Assault)

We had SHARP (Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Prevention) Training today.  The opener was a scenario to get everyone talking…

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