Monday, November 23, 2015

Meditation Monday: "Fuck Yes" Says Amanda Palmer.

I've been a self-improvement project for as long as I can remember, but ironically one of the things I've always wanted to change is the vain idea that I am somehow supposed to be better than I am. Brene Brown, in her new book Rising Strong , suggests that maybe it's better to assume that everyone is doing the best they can, and that idea is such a relief to me. In a great episode of Dear Sugar Radio,
 I heard Amanda Palmer sing this gut-wrenching song of self-acceptance, and sobbed the happy tears of good art:

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Thank You Thursday: Yay This Fall!

There's something about this fall. Maybe it's because I live in the prettiest neighborhood in the city or the daily drive to Bryn Mawr, or working on such a pretty campus, but I haven't enjoyed a fall this much in years. Here's a little selection of highlights!