We live across the street from an elementary school in a struggling district. Awhile ago, I wrote about the collaborative mural project I designed and directed for them, but I realized only recently that I’d left out an important first step.
Somewhere between “all things Print-on-Demand” and “Creating a Design Culture” lies a turbulent explosion of ground-breaking startups. These are people who are acting now on the growing creative potential of emerging technologies…
After passing this centrally-located spot for years, I finally ventured in to the Coffee Connection and was delighted to find a spacious, peaceful atmosphere. I was most recently here with friends, and we separated out into a “workaholics” table (hello) and the “chatters” table (or self-described “meditators”)…
We finally got ourselves over to the Blu Elefant Café on a lazy summer Sunday afternoon. The spot is on a relatively quiet mid-town piece of Washington Blvd., so I couldn’t miss the sparkly elephant sculpture and sidewalk tables.
I’ve been reading Time Magazine’s special issue on child-free women and families, and have found myself in an odd position. I’ve recently contracted to manage social media and online marketing for CMomA.org, an organization that supports women who are childless both by choice and by circumstance. I’m also the proud mom of a teen.
“I have not been at the forefront of this issue, I have not led any legislation or debate that relates to it, nor have I really done sufficient research when I voted on issues like this in the past. In fact, there were a few times I vigorously opposed it.”
My teen son and I checked out Café Bolívar on a late summer afternoon at the recommendation of friends. I was delighted to find a relaxed atmosphere, great service and really good coffee. This was a special “review” visit and not a real working session, but we stayed long enough to dodge rush hour and […]
If you’re looking for a quiet spot with great coffee and solid wifi in Westwood, leave the main boulevard and head around the corner to Espresso Profeta. It’s a pretty spot in a beautiful brick building with a small but airy indoor area, and outdoor seating in a garden-like setting.
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