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Being Me. 

There was this weird moment when I figured out that all the boxes I had tried so hard to fit into with absolute perfection…the girl box, the wife box, the leader box, the mom box…were all just imaginary.  And that … Continue reading

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An American Dream Do Over

I’m not often pissed. But I am today. I’ve felt it bubbling up for a while now. So I’m warning you…I’m ranting. (And for those of you attending Red Boot I am definitely not using our Red Boot sharing “rules.” … Continue reading

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Feeling Safe

“To me, it’s being in a place where they can be themselves.”   That’s my good friend Sil Ganzó…and nope…she is not talking about Girls on the Run…(but she could be right?) She’s talking about Our Bridge an organization she … Continue reading

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Yulonda

I think I’ve found my new church. And it’s not what you think. (Lol) It’s holy because Yulonda works there and the food? It warms my soul. The table cloths are plastic and checkered; and the ketchup’s in squeezie bottles…and … Continue reading

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REDioactive

This is what someone looks like after they’ve attended four Red Boot Meetings in three days and about to hit my fifth! I just left the grocery store and in less than three minutes at the check out…made three new … Continue reading

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I am Homicide. 

Let’s talk for a minute about tenderness, kindness and connection.  Yesterday I was having lunch with my good friend Garry McFadden. For those of you don’t know him…he’s kinda a big deal. (Although he is too humble to EVER admit … Continue reading

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Freedom 

True story.  It is a Tuesday night and fourteen people have gathered to learn about the Red Boot Coalition. We are in a circle.  All are white, wealthy and executives in my city’s top firms.  It is our first time … Continue reading

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