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Boots on the Ground: My #FarmFoodTour Experience

Boots on the Ground: My #FarmFoodTour Experience

I believe in activism. I believe in standing up. I believe in speaking out. Power. To. Da. People. What I don’t believe in? Slacktivism. That is, the act of sharing and shaming online without actually doing your homework or better yet, getting your hands dirty. Getting involved. Getting your boots on the ground. I was recentlyRead More

A Simple Toddler Prayer for an El-Cheapo Swingset

A Simple Toddler Prayer for an El-Cheapo Swingset

My favorite part about tucking my toddler in each night (other than disciplining her multiple times for running out of her bedroom) is caressing her soft, smooth, round cheeks. I talk to her in a low voice, and wish her sweet dreams. The lights are very dim, but I can still see her liquid blueRead More

The Sexiest Thing My Husband’s Ever Said to Me

The Sexiest Thing My Husband’s Ever Said to Me

If you’re like me, when you latch on to a new hobby, you bite down…hard. You’re all consumed with dabbling in your new craft, often at the expense of family and friends. Lately, I can’t seem to pry my camera from my hand. I just keep snapping and snapping and snapping…and I’m sure it’s fairlyRead More

I think I like photography.

I think I like photography.

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Get Thee to the Bartlett Arboretum

Get Thee to the Bartlett Arboretum

I looked at the clock on the stove in the kitchen. 3:05. I was unshowered, and still in my pj’s, taking a day’s rest to nurse my sinus headache and resulting malaise. While a small part of me wanted to stay in the comfort of my home and my leopard pajama bottoms, a bigger partRead More

Land in the Stars at Kansas Cosmosphere Summer Camps

Above her head circle the blades of a space-themed ceiling fan, while in her mind swirl dreams of scientific exploration and discovering the heavens. She is 11, and just beginning to formulate goals and aspirations for the big world outside her home. She wants to “shoot for the moon, because even if you miss, you’llRead More