A few months ago, I applied to speak at a major national conference. And while I wasn't selected as a speaker this year, I thought I'd still share a story that I wrote for that application. It's a story that I think about often - and a lesson I hope I'll remember forever. I was … Continue reading The Corner Bar
Last week, I had the opportunity to share about my RTW trip with my former students. The majority of the conversation was a Q&A, and several of the questions were quite profound. I felt that they deserved more comprehensive answers, so I'm taking them to the blog, starting with the hardest one of all. Dear … Continue reading Dear Ben
On April 24, 2013, the Rana Plaza factory collapsed and killed 1,138 people. It drew the world's attention to the ethics of production - and became a catalyst for greater awareness of supply chains, particularly for fashion brands. It also sparked an annual celebration of Fashion Revolution Week (which is this week!), where consumers ask … Continue reading Your Mother’s Day (and every day) Shopping Guide
My lifelong best friend is getting married this fall, and he invited me to write a letter to his future wife on the occasion of their engagement. This is what I wrote for her. Dear Marly, First things first: I am over-the-moon overjoyed for you!! I cannot imagine a more perfect person for my best … Continue reading Dear Marly
Hi team. It's Friday. We survived another week. Praise hands all around. And as is my new tradition (does it count as tradition if you've only done it once? Who knows. Who cares.), I'm sharing the things I've been consuming or talking about endlessly this week. 1. Black and White: Racism in America on the … Continue reading High Five – February 3
These are strange days, my friends. Painful days. Confusing days. Frustrating, broken, unknown days. And as a writer, I feel that I have some responsibility to respond to these days - to the world I see around me. I tend to be careful doing that - favoring thought-pieces over strong-handed "here's what I think" posts. And … Continue reading I am angry. I am upset.
Who could use some more happy, great, encouraging, challenging, wise things in their life? Just me? In the early days of the blog, I wrote a little something called High Five that I stole from many other bloggers and podcasters that I love and admire. The gist was to share things that are inspiring or … Continue reading High Five (revisited)