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Rebecca Edwards

It’s Time for Summer Camp!

Braid has a long relationship with St. Dorothy’s Rest, a wonderful summer camp beautifully situated in the redwoods of Sonoma County. This summer, it will have been...

Why We Love St. Dorothy’s

I was a camp kid. I didn’t really have a choice: my mom had grown up going to camp on the shores of Lake Tahoe and was...

High Paw, Super Sebastian

A few years ago, I was invited to talk to a group of kindergarteners about foster care. It’s one of the toughest assignments I’ve ever had, which...

Transforming Pain

This has been a sad and scary week in America. Like many of you, I have been feeling helpless in the face of so much violence and...

Building Trust

Building trust simply takes time. I know this in my head: we say this in every Braid training and reinforce it over and over to almost all...

Finding the Forest

Remember that old saying about not being able to see the forest for the trees? I was reminded of that last week, as we stepped away for...

I Am Here

This year I am making an effort to be more present. The most recent issue of my college’s alumnae magazine featured a writing professor and the seminar...

The Residue of Tragedy

This has been a haunting week in the Bay Area. As death tolls mount in the worst wildfire in California history, we have been reminded of its...

Behind the Scenes Champions

Earlier this week, at the first Golden State Warriors game of the season, the team held a ceremony to receive their championship rings from last year. After...

Finding Our Way

Last weekend I was reminded how helpful a good old-fashioned map can be. My husband’s family was visiting from Chicago, and our 6-year-old nephew picked up a...