In which Laura and Mel (staff photographer Melyssa Holik) shoot hot drinks for Jan-Feb, spill cinnamon while trying to sprinkle a fancy pattern on the surface of one of said drinks, and, absent a vacuum cleaner, discover that effective traffic cones can be hastily
Work and Family
This will be our wiki for resources for Working and Student Parents. The reason for this it so keep the resource list manageable, visable and readily available, especially for new members or members who may be new to the unique circumstances
Good evening, friends. My children enjoyed a lovely summer day with neighbors and good friends. We have an urban, collective sort of farm going on and between three houses we have chickens, bunnies, fish, cats, hamsters, and a pig! And we live in West
Happy customers buy kale at the Ashland Food Co-op “Did you hear about the embezzlement at the Co-op?” I asked James, who came back from taking care of his dad on Wednesday night. “I heard about it at the Buffalo Co-op,” James said.
I had a profound moment today that I’d like to share with you. As I got onto the metro this morning with my son a mother in our neighborhood shouts out: “Hi you guys!” It’s my son’s friend’s mother, a woman I
By Jeremy Adam Smith That’s me in the goofy brown and green sweater, reading a customized version of The Very Hungry Caterpillar; that’s my wife talking about the puppet show we did at our local farmers’ market. As you’ll see in the video above,
1. “Are you a writer?” I’m at a reading by the novelist Nicholas Baker. The man who asks this question (apropos of nothing) is in his fifties, trim and gray, and he leans forward earnestly, as if he has seen in me the possibility
In May, I was told that I would be losing my beloved job at Greater Good magazine. There was no animosity; the UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center simply ran out of money for my position. In losing my job, the very first thing I
This article suggests that parents are pulling kids from day care as the economy falters. As is often the case in journalistic trend stories, the writer only provides some anecdotes and interviews to make his point, and no big-picture numbers. Probably none are available
A creative new study reveals a new dimension of the wage gap between men and women: In previous studies, academics have looked at variables like years of education and the effects of outside forces such as nondiscrimination policies. But gender was always the constant.