The New Activists To Do List

Enthusiastically, I decided to make November, The Giving Issue, primarily due out of a lack of complacency and a desire to get out and about here in Austin and meet new people, and while I can say my intention was clear, motivation is an entirely different thing. Since the presidential election, which is a whoppingContinue reading “The New Activists To Do List”

I Didn’t Remember Your November Tovascopes Until Last Night at Midnight!

They’re late, but they’re here. Apparently, I didn’t get the rush of energy in Scorpio season because I was too busy stressing out over the midterm elections. So sue me. Regardless, I’m feeling sassy, strapped in for adventure, and ready to take on the month with all of you lovely creatures like never before. IContinue reading “I Didn’t Remember Your November Tovascopes Until Last Night at Midnight!”

The Giving Issue

Every introduction to the month usually starts with either a story or anecdote introducing the theme, to which, I proclaim proudly, the need and desire, to keep said theme—what proceeds is usually a combination of both striving and lazily meandering through the subject matter. Part of the time, the reason for this dissonance is becauseContinue reading “The Giving Issue”

Love Handles, S1 E3: An Attempt At Doing Good

This week starts off kind of where last week ended, actually, maybe it’s more like a continuation of last weeks episode. I’ve been thinking a lot about using your platform for good no matter how large or how small, and in light of the Jewish holiday Purim, I feel like there is no better timeContinue reading “Love Handles, S1 E3: An Attempt At Doing Good”

On Activism. On Giving. On Impact.

My own form of activism started at a very early age—from feeding and then attempting to adopt stray cats in the alley, to ensuring kids weren’t left out on the playground, no matter what it was, I was always trying to do something to help others. I first became aware that I was an activistContinue reading “On Activism. On Giving. On Impact.”