He’s Here

A very important personal update, the best maternity leggings you can buy, and books to carry you into August.

What Not Reading a Great Book Taught Me About Giving and Receiving

I don’t have enough fingers to mark the number of times folks have told me to read Braiding Sweetgrass. The recommendations always sounded similar. It’s about indigenous wisdom and scientific knowledge and plants, they’d tell me. That sounded like a compelling premise to me, but also risked being a dry one. I was in graduateContinue reading “What Not Reading a Great Book Taught Me About Giving and Receiving”

The things that are obvious to you

I still can’t stop thinking about the mantras speakers shared at @togetherliveevents with @hellosunshine. This one is from @priyaparker and hit me in the gut. As a self-critical perfectionist, I tend to think that if something is obvious or easy for me, it must not be valuable or important. Here’s a small example. ⁣ ⁣Continue reading “The things that are obvious to you”