Why Wear Birthstones?
Starting the New Year
Dandelion Hunting - Election Edition
It's an intense day for a lot of us - election day in the US - and I thought we could use a Dandelion Hunting refresher.
There is work we can do to make our world better, no matter who wins today's elections. But today does demand a lot.
So here are few Ten Thousand Dandelions-recommended refuges, for when you need a moment.
Black Lives Matter. Representation Matters. Part 2
Anti-racism work isn't work that should be done only if it can be done quickly, perfectly, or in front of an audience, but one of the ways it should be addressed is through representation.
People should be able to see themselves reflected in the representations of the world around them.
Black Lives Matter. Representation Matters. Part 1
First, because this should always be clear. Black Lives Matter. ALL of them.
This shouldn't be a point for argument. Black lives matter/ But - That dialog shouldn't be happening. If all lives matter, then the conversations should go Black lives matter/ Yes, they do.
Wearing Silk in Summer
Dandelion Hunting (Part 3)
Dandelion Hunting (Part 2)
Going Dandelion Hunting (Part 1)
Going Dandelion Hunting - looking for little, persistent pieces of joy
There's a lot going on, and it can be overwhelming (if you are overwhelmed, that doesn't mean you've screwed up - this really is a lot to process).
But finding little, persistent pieces of joy (mental dandelions!) can help. Bright spots of color can help. Kind words can help. Doing something, even something small, can help.
Black Artisans & Small Business Owners - 2020
If you followed along on Instagram in February, I shared a series of black women artisans & shops in celebration of Black History Month. This is the master list.
Because caring about the environment means not stopping at planting trees
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