Monthly Archives: August 2011

What is work?

I declared these past 10 days Take Your Wife To Work Week. My husband works for an international humanitarian organization and travels quite a bit.  Due to my old job responsibilities it was never an option for me go with him. As I made the transition to my new role in the university, we quickly realized there was a window of time for me to travel to Costa Rica with

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On becoming a godmother

I was recently asked by a dear friend to be her daughter’s godmother, and not just in the figurative sense. In the case of a tragedy, we are the literal guardians of little Maya. The request came over lunch: two friends eating tomatoes and mozzarella catching up about the last month we hadn’t seen each other was about to get a lot more serious. “So Erik and I are working

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