Monthly Archives: August 2010

the girl effect

more here.

Camp Hoodoo 2010

Well, I think I’ve finally recovered from all the prep and execution of the Freethinker Family Camp, Camp Hoodoo! I’ll put up a few pictorial highlights of our amazing weekend: There’s more pictures of our weekend here and here.

“Women hold up half the sky”

Today while being a domestic goddess (unwillingly, mind you), I turned on a YouTube channel to have something on in the background as I worked.  I turned on an Oprah episode (I know, how cliche!), and all of a sudden, I stopped working to watch. It’s an interview with the journalist Nicholas Kristof and his […]

Quote of my summer:

“I must learn to love the fool in me, the one who feels too much, talks too much, takes too many chances, wins sometimes and loses often, lacks self-control, loves and hates, hurts and gets hurt, promises and breaks promises, laughs and cries.” — Theodore Isaac Rubin via

gone camping

I’m in the last few stages of planning for this year’s first-annual Freethinker Family Camp — and as usual, I’m finding that I’ve been a little too ambitious for my own good.  Thankfully, many people have stepped up to help and I’m receiving it from some unexpected sources!  (of course, I’m also not getting help […]

a part | apart

A funny thing happened tonight while typing out an email to my little sister — I meant to write the words “a part” but instead my fingers missed the space bar and I typed the word: “apart.”  It’s funny, because that one careless typo holds all kinds of symbolism and pretty much describes my last […]

funny ha-ha