Tag Archive for 'civic engagement'

It’s not writer’s block. No, it’s definitely not writer’s block, because I’ve been able to write. It’s blogger’s block. And it’s been happening since the inauguration of our 45th President. For some of you out there, the inauguration was a normal, every-four-years kind of event. For some of you, perhaps it was even a non-event. […]

On Monday, Katy Bowman of Aligned and Well and The Restorative Exercise Institute, posted a link to a New York Times health article on her Facebook page. She wrote a nice paragraph about the post, saying that she wasn’t going to dissect the article but that most people who read her work could pick the research apart. Fast forward […]

I wrote a post for you guys last night. It was good, but then I started to think too much about it and decided it was bad. Or, not bad, but not ready. So I held off and, instead, you get this mishmash of thoughts. None is sufficient to develop into a full post, at […]

Did you read last Wednesday’s post about hating on moms for wearing yoga pants?  As it turns out, it wasn’t about yoga pants at all. It was a popular post, as both page views and comments nudged higher than normal. I had just approved a comment someone had made, went back to scrubbing down my cast […]

Monday’s post was a long one, and I’m tired tonight.  So today you get a spattering of random thoughts on wellness.  Because I have a little bit to say about a lot of things but not enough to say about any one thing for a whole post. (Nor do I have the stamina to write […]

(Today’s post is the first of many I plan to write about wellness in the civic sphere.  After last year’s election, and in the wake of a variety of tragic events, I worry about our ability as a society to engage in healthy, provocative, respectful civil discourse.  It’s a topic I plan to visit from […]