On Being Brave Enough to Be Bad while Learning Crochet

Everyone needs to hear this:"Be brave enough to be bad at something new." @JonAcuff https://t.co/M93kYS8hqQI try to

Most Fulfilling Week of My Life: Alwan Masr Camp

Last week was possibly the most fulfilling week of my life. From an idea that came up in a voice note exchange with a friend,

Have I Got an AI Assignment for You! Speculative AI Futures – Inspiration & Creation

So if you’re getting stuck on what kind of assignment to give your students next, try this one. Invite your students to

Warm & Joyful Emails: Emailing with Intentionally Equitable Hospitality #EmbraceEquity #IWD2023

Someone recently told me that my emails spark joy for them, and previously, especially during the pandemic, people told me tha

On Location & Time of Day for Online/Hybrid Gatherings

I’m taking a course with Priya Parker on the Art of Gathering these days. It’s mostly asynchronous videos with ref

Sorrow Prepares You For Joy: A Story of Motherhood

“Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It

Plant, Bubble Sort, Ex: Three Times I Violated Academic Integrity When Younger

For some reason, I feel compelled to write this post. I’m not sure why. I tell these three stories often, to say that ev

One More Reason #ChatGPT Seems Like a Sweetheart

This ChatGPT thing, quite apart from all the other AI writing tools, is disturbingly addictive and… likeable? I had trie

may i be wrong… and Thank you for pain

Two things are staying with me this week, one from a poem, and one from a clip of a child singing. The first one, “may i

10 Things I Hunger For

I just recently registered for a writing for Love and Liberation course, and they send weekly (?) writing prompts and inspirat