I am devastated by the tragedy of the Oakland Fire that claimed 36 lives and has been deemed the worst structural fire in California since the 1906 earthquake. Not only is Oakland my birth city, but the fire took place during an electronic music performance at an art warehouse. That is my scene. This is
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…which means it’s time for holiday cards. Because I’m the least photogenic person in the world, I’m very dismissive of selfies or any pictures of myself. But when it comes to Christmas cards, I try to remember what my friend’s mother said. When my friend GR passed away,
This morning, NPR mentioned that it’s Giving Tuesday, which is starting to become a trend. I love the idea. I try to be as generous as possible, something I learned from my parents. I grew up squarely middle-class, but watched my parents donate their money and time. My mom says she’s happy to donate because
In an effort to move beyond my political bubble, I tried to research conservative blogs similar to mine, but had a hard time finding someone I could relate to. So I put a call out to a blog group and Jenni from Mama Plus One enthusiastically emailed, “I Voted Trump!” When it crossed my inbox, it made
That was me and my friends Greg and Michelle having lunch yesterday, catching up on life and opining on the election. But while we have various liberal and conservative views and come from different religious backgrounds, we are also very similar, as highly-educated, banking professionals who live in the diverse bubble of the Bay Area.