Antiracism Resources for Everyone

As the national conversation begins to address longstanding issues of systemic racism, it has become clear that for some, inequality and injustice are a daily reality, while others are only beginning to learn about these issues. This troubled period, however, is also a time of possibility – it provides a spark for real and lasting…

Immigration Series, Part II: Ellis Island

Today Ellis Island is a beautifully kept 27-acre island in the Upper Bay of the Hudson River, home to a museum that tells the story of immigration to America. But Ellis Island started out as a 3-acre mound of land peeking above the water level, home to sea gulls, oysters and not much else. Ellis…

Beach Reads for Early Summer 2020

Has there ever been a summer when we’ve needed beach reads more? With so much of our lives up in the air, there’s nothing better than a sweet story set in a beautiful place that allows us to escape and promises a happy ending. Luckily for us, there is a bumper crop of great books…

Workshop@home: “Dad Rocks” Paperweight

Looking for a heartfelt, homemade gift for father’s day? Well, look no further than this easy-to-make paperweight I found on a craft blog I frequent, that will remind him every day how much he “rocks”! He’ll love it for the work you put into it as well as the horrible pun it embodies! Materials List…