Faraway Neighbors

For the past few years there’s been a big push to do everything locally. We’re all encouraged to buy from local retailers and eat food from local farms, and especially to support local causes and non-profit organizations. Many non-profit organizations tout on their websites and in their literature that all money raised will stay right […]

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It’s a tentpole!

Things you start thinking about after watching what some people might consider too many episodes of Law & Order on Netflix: Alibis. Todd was gone on a recent Saturday morning so taking care of Steve, our dog, was left to me. I took him for a short walk and fed him and returned him to […]

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In an effort not to suck

I’m still raising money for Love146 by Treading on Trafficking. I haven’t been talking about it much in real life or on the interwebs because it’s so uncomfortable to ask people for money. When I went to Love146’s conference nearly two years ago, Rob Morris, a co-founder of Love146, said a few words to the […]

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Tread on Trafficking

“I got to take out what was hidden in my heart.” – Trafficking survivor, India Recently an aid blogger wrote about how she often gets asked what the best way is to get involved with a cause, and she answers:  give money. It doesn’t seem exciting to us here in America, but it’s what’s needed. There are […]

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In which I refrain from cussing

I recently found a new blog that’s written by a former sex worker.* It’s not a fun or easy read, but it is so fascinating. The blog’s writer sold herself through a website that allowed clients to review the prostitutes, and a recent post discussed why giving the johns a chance to openly discuss and […]

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