Safety pin as training wheels or token

November 25, 2016

Affinity groups that preach radical egalitarianism are a paradox. We organize in order to work for equality for all, but it is so easy to slip into the romanticism of MY PEOPLE!  The joy. Separate from Them, the delusional haters. If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem. The […]

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Not 100 Years Ago

November 7, 2016

My husband told me recently that some women who live near the gravesite of Susan B. Anthony take their “I Voted” stickers and attach it to the headstone.   I dropped my ballot off in a 24-hour ballot box outside of a public library before dawn this morning. Less than 100 years ago, my grandmother, […]

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Note to self…

September 9, 2016

I still love the Azul theme which I modified for this blog apparently in 2010!  Those flowers are from my own garden, after all.  What is not to like? But there are auto-suggestions to update my themes, and I think it broke once already and I had to fix it, a few years ago.  So […]

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Coolest Informational Interview Ever

August 26, 2015

I grew up in Houston during the Apollo missions, so I’ve been a space groupie all my life. Now I am a Planet Labs groupie, too. It is an amazingly cool company. How do I know this? I got a tour! After hearing about Planet Labs from various random sources, I recently looked them up […]

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