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Balance

I’ve written almost yearly on balance, goals, and resolutions. I thought I’d pop in quickly on the same topic. An episode of By the Book had me nodding my head over the idea that I can accomplish things in only three out of four areas of life in any one…

Bee’s Wrap, one year later

I just had a bee club meeting at my house and it was full of information. (We have the best bee club, by the way) As we spoke about future meetings, November will be about value-added products, and I remembered my Bees Wrap products. When I was in Washington, D.C.…

Day 11. Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge

Week 2. Day 4. White Supremacist/Dominant Culture (Part 1): How does this show up, prevail upon and impact our work and our lives?? FSNE suggests this continuum as a reference. I like the continuum for the way it organizes behaviors and thoughts. The problem I see is place-based. I cannot…

Day 10. Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge

Week 2. Day 3. Institutional Racism: How does racism live formally and informally in our organizations and communities and how can we uproot it? I am going to turn this around a bit. How can minorities recognize white institutions that are not racist? I see many faith-based and non-profit organizations…