Monthly Archives: May 2012

t-shirt drama and the role (or not) of dress codes

In the news of the weird this week, a woman was removed from an American Airlines flight for wearing (beneath a shawl) an offensive t-shirt. Confusing the story with satire, I started reading. Turns out that even in our world … Continue reading

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Reflections on de-Nesting (Graduation Weekend)

Tomorrow my baby graduates from high school and I am struck by two seemingly disparate truths. Its been a long time coming and it happened so quickly. Time is funny that way, at moments the seconds last for hours but … Continue reading

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Welcoming the Wild Things

Maurice Sendak captured the complicated human psyche in his iconic children’s book, Where the Wild Things Are. I loved reading the book to my children and was mesmerized by the message as it came alive on the big screen a … Continue reading

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if so, speak it. on behalf of St. Louis children…

The only thing worse than the way we treat vulnerable children is the way we obfuscate the truth. Too often the truth lies in the rubble beneath the wedge where children invariably pay the highest price. Nowhere is this more … Continue reading

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