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My No-Shave Experiment – The Research (860 Days and Counting)

This is part 4 in my “No-Shave Experiment” mini-series. Here’s part 1 – the reveal, 1a – a call for personal experience, part 2 – the rant, and part 3 – the reflection. Back in September 2015, I finally finished … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Pray For Peace (A Lament)

Over the past year, since the unrest in Baltimore last April, I’ve been thinking that “pray for peace” is actually not what we want.  It’s possible to have a surface peace, as in “It’s really peaceful tonight, look at the … Continue reading

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My Life, Under New Management

Two weeks ago, I went to a workshop led by one of the founders of Agile Learning Centers (ALC). The workshop was focused on learning how to use agile management tools in support of self-directed learning.  I’m in the process … Continue reading

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Brand-New House, Here We Come!

If you want to read my musings on my sadness due to not being able to host friends for Easter but don’t want a bunch of house/construction pictures, feel free to skip way down to the end of this post! … Continue reading

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My No-Shave Experiment – The REFLECTION (364 Days and Counting)

This is part 3 in my “No-Shave Experiment” mini-series. Here’s part 1, 1a, and 2. So it’s been over eight months since I REVEALED my “No-Shave Experiment” to you all.  Since then, I’ve had lots of great conversations with other … Continue reading

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First Day of Preschool, Irrational Sadness, and a Lonely Lunch (plus September Sewing)

Yesterday, Ellie, Marko, and I started attending our new preschool co-op, “Homemade Preschool”.  There are nine mamas, 12 kids, and it’s shaping up to be great Thursday mornings for the whole year.  The co-op is meeting in the house of … Continue reading

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Pass It On!

My friends in the band, Sojourne, are holding a “Pass It On Day” to help us remind each other in Baltimore, “of the love and generosity already on its streets.” Here’s my video contribution! Thanks, Marie!

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