This article has been published on The Huffington Post. A parent-to-be grapples with Trump’s memorandum on Keystone XL On Tuesday, President Donald Trump made moves to restart two controversial oil pipeline projects, theKeystone XL and Dakota Access projects. Trump’s actions likely adumbrate a sweeping overhaul of environmental legislation and pro-business measures yet to come. In … Continue reading Retirement Security or the Planet’s Future?
This article has been published on The Huffington Post. It’s Monday morning. Starbucks greets you like an old friend. You push open the door to the familiar sound of chatter and espresso machines. The deep aroma of coffee wafts over you. Life is good. All is well. Until…you realize you haven’t actually moved at all. … Continue reading Doing the Starbucks Dance
When we're little, our creativity flows like a spring. We're constantly making, imagining, playing, discovering, building, learning, and figuring things out. Perhaps that's why being around children can be so exciting and fun (and exhausting). As adults, we can still create amazing things. Let's tap into the wellspring of free energy, openness, uninhibited joy and passion, … Continue reading What Will You #Create Today? 🙂
Good morning, Readers! This music video by Paul Wex called "French Taste" is awesome. It takes you on a mini vacation to France, away from the doldrums of daily life and into an inspiring world. Kind of like traveling to another country without all the hassle. 🙂 I recommend watching or listening (or both) to the … Continue reading French Taste – Music Video and Sound
Hello Friends, My popular post "Why I Left Facebook" published earlier this month on The Huffington Post has been published in French: "Pourquoi je ne suis plus sur Facebook." If you speak French or wanted to see it another language, here it is. Enjoy! A bientot! ~Kristen
This article was published today on The Huffington Post. U.S. Representatives refuse to attend the Presidential Inauguration. Where has the “middle ground” in politics gone? Donald Trump’s upcoming presidential inauguration on January 20th is marked by a growing list of Democratic House members who are boycotting the event by not attending. Representatives including John Lewis … Continue reading The Lonely Middle Ground
“Many persons have argued that this is an extremely difficult command.” –Dr. MLK, Jr. This article has been published on The Huffington Post. Shivers went down my spine after I read the written transcript of a sermon that Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered on November 17th, 1957, at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church. I … Continue reading ‘Love Your Enemy,’ MLK Said