I’ve given a name to the initial phase in hosting any stranger in your home, for surely most come in as strangers. It’s simply: “What is this stranger doing in my kitchen?” The name comes easily — I actually had … Read More
Happy Valentine’s Day, Lovers and Friends and grandmothers … Or, as they say in France, Joyeuse Saint Valentin! We in the US know how we celebrate Valentine’s Day: sentimental card first, always with a picture of a heart; styrofoam-tasting candy hearts … Read More
This week, we’re starting a new series, one geared to bringing us back to the original mission of And So It Goes: to encourage curiosity in cultural differences and in the process come to know ourselves better. Over the next few weeks, we’ll hear … Read More
Alpha mom is away at summer camp this week, so it’s me, Sasha, back again to cover for her. And I’ve been given carte blanche — literally. I can write about anything I want. She was planning to write about summer … Read More
We’re taking a long, slow look at bias — that set of unconscious attitudes or stereotypes that inform our behavior without our being aware — this week. And, given the news we’re surrounded with, it’s timely. My first … Read More
Hello all, Sasha here. Alpha mom asked me to step in again this week. May is a busy month here in Vermont, for the humans anyway. It keeps me busy trotting along beside her as she and Alpha … Read More
International Women’s Day is a world-wide holiday, officially observed on every continent each year on March 8. Have you heard of it? Or perhaps I should ask instead, when did you first hear of it? … Read More
Anyone who has followed my blog for any length of time knows I celebrate cultural differences here. Knowing that others approach certain concepts differently, helps me better understand my own ways, like … … what it means to “be on … Read More
How often do you redecorate? I mean, how long can one live with that red shag carpeting that we so loved once upon a time?
So it is with websites. I’ve learned.
As technology changes, so too must our virtual living rooms. And today’s post is about how mine got its new look.
Web-wise, my website is my home. It’s the place where I have my most precious possessions. Unlike any of the other social media sites, my website is MINE; I own it. It is the place that I can truly call my own. And, it’s where I feel most comfortable. Home.
I loved my first website.… Read More