An open letter to my (very white) hometown

This week my childhood school district decided that stating Black Lives Matter in schools is political and shall not be done. I cannot standby and let that decision go unchecked. h/t to my friend Nicole for getting the letter writing campaign started. Here’s mine: Dear Superintendent Baumann, It made me sad to read about theContinue reading “An open letter to my (very white) hometown”

The healing power of a nice long walk

Move over, banana bread and sourdough. I think walks should be the hot trend of 2020. It seems like everyone I talk to is enjoying neighborhood walks (with the exception of my friends in New York who are still reporting anxiety on the crowded sidewalks). Here in Seattle, my friends are happily noticing birds andContinue reading “The healing power of a nice long walk”