Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

Program notes

In an effort to address racial inequality and promote opportunity for Black folks, my ad network, Adthrive, is matching donations by its publishers/bloggers, dollar for dollar, to four organizations that are fighting for racial justice, opportunity, and reconciliation. I’ve chosen to donate to Black Voters Matter Fund, a Black-led organization dedicated to increasing voter registration… Read more

Gone Fishing

Hi from Missouri! We flew into Kansas City on Saturday and spent a couple days with friends there, and now we’re on our way to Springfield to visit my parents. We’ll be here for the week and posting will be sporadic in the meantime. As always, you can peruse the the forums, and here are… Read more

You may have noticed that I have been posting less frequently lately. Maybe you haven’t noticed, in which case, WHY NOT, DON’T I MATTER TO YOU? If you’ve noticed but haven’t thought anything of it, great! If you’ve noticed and wondered why, I wanted to give a few quick explanations because I’m a Virgo and… Read more

Today is this site’s eighth birthday! If she were a human, she’d be in second grade, would probably be reading chapter books, and would be mastering the art of negotiation (“If I finish all my homework, can I have 15 minutes of screen time before bed?”). But she is not a human; she is a… Read more

Yesterday morning we kicked off our seventh annual DW holiday book drive — our most ambitious one yet with over 370 books requested, plus additional classroom supplies and products. With over 320 books + supplies purchased (over $3300 worth!), we’re closing in on our goal of fulfilling all of the teachers’ registries but need your… Read more