Sometimes you just need a “this.”

It amazes me how having a “this” can make diaper changing time so much easier. It also amazes me how when adults loose their “this” they’re able to act much like toddlers.


I took the photo presented below just over a year ago to be part of ABCNJ’s Sacred Safe Spaces initiative. There’s so much about the photo I love. I love how the late Winter light creates deep shadows which bring out the natural texture of skin. I love the range of skin tones coming together…


We all get annoyed with people. It’s inescapable. Rather than allowing that annoyance to stoke within us a sense of superiority and arrogance, however, we should remember we are people. People get as annoyed with us as we do of “them.”