Mountain tops and the Equinox

September 21, 2017 Hi there, How are you? I mean, really, how are you? I’d say I’m fine, but the truth is I’m trying not to lose it. Whether it’s a UN speech without regard for human lives, a major earthquake, a corrupt decision about public lands, or the fate of innocent Dreamers, it’s hard not to […]

Go to the beach

September 14, 2017 Hello, I chaperoned an overnight field trip last year with my then-5th grade son and his class. We stayed at the Point Bonita YMCA in the Marin Headlands, which was for some kids their first time away from their parents. It was also the first time some of these Berkeley kids had […]

It’s a new day

September 7, 2017 Since my second son was born in 2008, I have grappled with reconciling the dire situation of our planet’s health and the future that my kids will inherit. If the planet’s future is really all doom and gloom, fire and flood, what do I tell my kids? What kind of future are […]


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