Men Demand Things of Me

Men Demand Things of Me

I woke up on International Women’s Day to this: yet another demand (via email) by a man I do not know for free labor by me for his personal benefit. In this case, the man wanted free career coaching, something I do for money. Requests like these happen far more...
I Have Some Questions

I Have Some Questions

Alt text: A woman in shadow is standing in front of a video projection of four women’s faces. Three faces are blurred. The standing woman’s own face is not blurred.  Note: Read the original post regarding this art exhibit here. Recently, an artist videoed...
To The Creep Who Videoed Me And Called It Art

To The Creep Who Videoed Me And Called It Art

Alt Text: A photograph of the exterior of the North Carolina Museum of Art, a glass and steel structure, and of a tall, humanoid sculpture in the courtyard, surrounded by trees, via WikimediaTo The Creep Who Videoed Me And Called It Art: Yesterday, my husband offered...

Iron Baby

I don’t write much about my kids on my blog. I write a little more about them on social media, and even then I never share their names. As a semi-semi-semi-semi-public figure, I want to keep my kids’ identities somewhat private. But at the same time, as a...

The Luxury of a Sick Day

Today was the first time I’ve had to take a day off from work to care for a sick kid since I started my own company. He’s dozing now on the exam table here at the pediatrician’s office—see photograph above—and I’m jotting down these thoughts....