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‘You don’t have to start perfect. You just have to start.’

I truly love this statement┬áby a friend of a friend on FB. (Text included below, too.) I feel that it is a very gracious open hand, with true understanding and empathy for a certain kind of oblivious white person who … Continue reading

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Share sparingly

This gentleman’s experience is an important reminder to be extremely careful what sources you follow, click on and share. The Left is not immune to emotional manipulation– far from it! We must always use the intellect we are so proud … Continue reading

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Slavery, in all its context and shame, should be taught in U.S. schools

I will 100% support slavery education on par with Holocaust education. Empathy building for everyone! The Nazis’ attempt to eradicate Jews, queers, the disabled, nonconformists and ethnic minorities is one of Europe’s great sins … generational chattel slavery is certainly … Continue reading

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You’re not really anxious

A little semantics PSA in favor of more accuracy and less alarmism — not to mention eliminating ableism: Please immediately stop misusing “anxious” when you mean “eager”/”happily excited” and “depressed” when you mean “slightly sad.” “We’re so anxious to see … Continue reading

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If the NY Times doesn’t respect copy editors, does anyone?

Professionally speaking, this move by the NY Times is an OUTRAGE. I’ve lived through managers and bean-counters disrespecting and disregarding the artful and essential role of copy editing more than once in my 20-year career — and it’s infuriating every … Continue reading

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That word: I do not think it means what you think it means

Awww, bless this restaurant PR/menu writer’s heart: “The dining area has a quaint speakeasy vibe that host a small window, allowing guests an opportunity to peek into the kitchen to see Executive Chef [X] work his culinary magistry.” There are … Continue reading

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Reminder to take breaks

Friday got to be maybe a little too much. I have a high tolerance, but I’m starting to feel where the edge of maxing out begins. I needed to take a news break for some art and friends time. I’ll … Continue reading

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