Discomfort

Comfort. We all instinctively operate from a need for it. For a great number of humans in America, living is no longer fight or flight. Those basic survival instincts are still there, of course, but[…]

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Free Speech

I am an oral storyteller. Or I want to be. Someday, I will be, after many hours of practice. My imagination explodes with story ideas All THE TIME. It drives me crazy that I am[…]

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Be An Ally, Not A Hero

The First Workshop I taught my first Bystander Intervention Tactics Workshop yesterday, to a group from the Society of Women Engineers in the Sacramento Valley. I thoroughly enjoyed teaching this class, because they were engaging[…]

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Hanging the Shingle

I never miss an opportunity to offer compassion. I can’t help myself! I could swear it was my first lesson as a human being. My parents also taught me that love conquers all; it is[…]

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