There Are Always New Experiences

There Are Always New Experiences

Reading time: 5 minutes Last weekend I went to see a play called “Familiar.” I went to see it because I’d heard it was really funny; all of my theater friends on Facebook who’d seen it said it was hilarious and good, and told everyone they...
The Small Town Where I’m Living Now

The Small Town Where I’m Living Now

People at the Bend Oktoberfest, waiting for the Wiener Dog Races. I can’t see a person of color among them. Reading time: 2 minutes Two months ago yesterday, I arrived in the small town of Bend, Oregon. I started a job here on September 25th. I haven’t...
The Joys of Using What I’ve Learned about Islam

The Joys of Using What I’ve Learned about Islam

Reading time: 3 minutes A little over a year ago, I took a training on “Developing Cultural Awareness About Islam” that was offered at the Dispute Resolution Center of King County. The very next morning – and I mean the very next morning – I was in court and I got a...
A Little Mixed-Race Girl at the Swimming Pool

A Little Mixed-Race Girl at the Swimming Pool

A Little Girl in a Pool Reading time: 3 minutes As I’m writing this, I’m thinking about going swimming at Colman Pool in the evening, which will be Saturday evening by the time you read this. And it reminded me of this one time I went swimming at the Meredith Mathews...

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