Zine Production

Zine Production

Last month I was asked to lead a workshop on making zines at an equity in education summit. It ended up that 3 other folks presented with me. The first part of the presentation ran long, so I didn’t get to share much about the actual production of zines, so here...
Social Justice Warrior

Social Justice Warrior

Social Justice Warrior. I hear the label slung at people with derision, with contempt, with bitterness, maybe even fear. I think the phrase generates lots of discomfort, resentment, and anger. It’s mostly used as an insult, a challenge to do battle as in...
Zine Making Workshop

Zine Making Workshop

Last month I was asked to lead a workshop on making zines at an equity in education summit. It ended up that 3 other folks presented with me. Here is my part of the presentation. So, what is a zine? A zine is a small-circulation self-published work of original, or...
Soup’s On

Soup’s On

Soup is cozy. Soup is homey. Soup is tasty. Soup is a cheap meal. So I’ve started making soups again. It’s cold here in Minnesota… It was cold in Vegas while we were there. So soups is on the front burner again. And it’s lovely. Someone...
Tiny Trailer

Tiny Trailer

My big spring project is going to be a tiny camping trailer.I’ve wanted one for a long time. We were looking at campers made by a company here in Minnesota, but between the time we looked at them and when we were ready to put a down payment on one, the company...
Activism and Kids

Activism and Kids

Below is a response to a friend’s post about her son’s passion and despair over the damage to habitat and loss of animal lives, to the point of extinction. I’ve taken some time to think about my response to your request for thoughts and suggestions...
Self-grace

Self-grace

So how do you hold yourself accountable without beating yourself up when you are disappointed in yourself? Of what possible value is shame? Remorse, maybe, but shame?Can we can we harvest all of the good parts of holding ourselves accountable without without being...