Category Archives: Life is like that

To-Do Lists

I’ve talked about Habitica before, and I how I find keeping my to-do list in their app to be helpful. One of the things that’s great about Habitica is that it gives you options for how to set up the … Continue reading

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Gosh, where did September go?

We’re more than a third of the way into October, and I feel like I’m just coming out of a haze of calling/emailing/spending carrier pigeons to my senators and feeling absolutely paralyzed by what is happening in the world. I … Continue reading

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Staying caught up

I knew when I saw the colorways of this MKAL that I had to do it. It has been so long since I’ve done an mystery knit-along. It is exciting to knit up a something not knowing what the end … Continue reading

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We all have a story

Since its September 11th, and the world is what it is, I’ve been thinking about an experience I had in the days immediately following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. That fall I had the immense privilege to … Continue reading

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A Slack for Achieving Our Goals

I have started a slack for setting work goals and then encouraging folks to meet those goals. In the space, everyone is invited to set weekly goals and to check-in as often as you’d like to update your progress or … Continue reading

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Drafting

One of the best and worst things about long term projects is that you revisit the same materials over and over again. It is the best because when you revisit something, you get a chance to see it differently. This … Continue reading

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Still in Bloom

It is very hard to share space with people. Especially when you share space with people who do not communicate the way you do. I’ve run up against the wall a few times this week trying to accommodate other people’s … Continue reading

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I Like Blending My Own Tea

Another lifetime ago, I thought I would take an introductory course on herbalism and how to be a herbalist. It was part of a series that was a training course. It was right after I had finished my Masters. I … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece Wrap Up

What a ride! It was such a delight to get back to spinning and to also watch the first Welsh man to win the Yellow Jersey! Well done, Geraint Thomas! I went in to this tour hoping to remind myself … Continue reading

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Making Space in the Classroom, Online, Everywhere

A few years ago, I made a move to try and make space in my classroom for more of the gender spectrum. I want students to feel safe in my classroom so that they can get the most out of … Continue reading

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