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Taking Time to Play

With three kittens in my house, I have been reminded lately of the importance of play. (Yeah, those foster kittens I wrote about a couple months ago...

Moving Forward

Over the last week, we have been moving out of our office in The Tenderloin. We were in this space for a little over two years, in...

Being Chosen

“Chosen” is a new exhibit being developed by the Foster Youth Museum. It is a celebration and a public record of the life experience that belongs to...

Responding to Current Events

Like you, we have been horrified and saddened this week by news stories about children being removed from their parents at our nation’s borders. Our work at...

Across the Miles

This week I received a letter from an old friend. This is not really an unusual occurrence: Alison and I have been trading letters since we first...

Lessons from Old Friends

I recently had the opportunity to visit with an old high school friend. We hadn’t seen each other in perhaps 18 years, which is far too long...

Behind the Scenes

When I learned how to cross-stitch many years ago, I was told that the back side of a canvas should look almost as beautiful as the front...

Taking Care

Last weekend my husband and I took in four foster kittens at our house. It has been almost six months now since our old, beloved cats both...

When Nothing Is Something

It is always fun to sit with someone who is being introduced to something for the first time. My beloved Boston Red Sox were in Oakland for...

The Hard Work of Hatching

This week I got to see a baby bird hatching out of an egg for the first time, thanks to a video a friend posted on Instagram....