Tag Archive for 'civil discourse'

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 […]

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 […]

On Truth and Turkey

This may well be my only post this week.  I am hosting Thanksgiving at my house and so I will be knee-deep in food prep, house cleaning (and restoration once they’re gone) and general holiday fun.  I’ll post from time to time on social media, but won’t be back blogging full-time until after Thanksgiving. That […]

I’ve been a bit AWOL from the blog and social media this week.  My bigs are on Fall Break and I’ve been hanging with them as much as I can. But I still have lots of great stuff for you this week, so let’s go. Katy Bowman offers up a winter version of her popular […]

(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 […]