homemaker, social entrepreneur, crafter, wife, mother, feminist, fair-trade maven, terrible vegetarian, emergent Christian, lighter of the shabbat candles, master of public policy, friend of many cool people adventurer, doubter, idealist
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Since this blog was named 8 years ago as an allusion to Maurice Sendak's most famous book, I want to take a moment and honor his passing. I heard this anecdote on NPR awhile ago and I repeat it all the time. God is great to create artists like Mr. Sendak and to create cranky old men, as well. If you haven't watched the Colbert Report interview or listened to the Fresh Air interview, I suggest you take some time this week to do so.
The opinions expressed on this blog are not representative of the opinions of the organization that employs me. Additionally, it should be noted that my intent in writing this blog is to tell the stories of my personal experience so that other people can have a sense that they are not alone out there if they have similar experiences. If my stories upset you in any way, I hope you will feel safe enough to email me directly so that we can work through a loving reconciliation.
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