Over the past few days, I have been sick. Insomnia (the staying up for 24-hours at a time kind), headache, and nausea to the point where I couldn’t eat. To top it all off, I got hives that were so itchy that I couldn’t ignore them no matter how hard…


Anthony Bourdain’s death has hit many people especially hard today, most of whom never knew him outside of what came across in his writings and television shows. But Bourdain was a bit of a cultural icon for my generation: A man who was willing to risk it all to tell…


I’ve decided to write a kids’ book — a new version of “That’s Not My Bear.” See what you think (please imagine cute, illustrated drawings complete with things you can touch, like fuzzy white hair made out of cotton):

That’s Not My President (a Touchy-Feely book)

That’s not my president…his…


My husband is working on a campaign, so I decided to start a campaign of my own: Have you hugged a brown person today? Or a Jewish person? Gay person? Back person? Muslim? Anyone different than yourself? I’m guess that the answer for a lot of people is no, and…


Red Pill Blue Pill

The past few days have been a whirlwind of executive orders, pronouncements, reactions, and news. People have been confused, detained, and (for many) afraid. The Right and the Left, to use overly general and not very helpful terms, have agreed on very little and conflict has risen within our cities…

Erin Hill Telford

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