Christmas morning recipe alert: Overnight Lilikoi Rolls with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

It's less than a week to Christmas, so of course I am thinking about FOOOOOD. I am obsessed with creating environments. I love making places pretty, love picking out just the right candle scents, love finding the perfect music to evoke the right feelings for the occasion, and, above all, love finding just the right … Continue reading Christmas morning recipe alert: Overnight Lilikoi Rolls with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

In-Between Thoughts 12.11.19: are ideas real?

Awww, Wednesday was my last philosophy class for the semester. I didn't expect to say this going into a class dedicated to studying Marx, Freud, and Deleuze & Guattari, but it was my favorite class so far. I KNOW. Who'd a thunk I'd become a semi-Marxist at the ripe old age of 37? Now I … Continue reading In-Between Thoughts 12.11.19: are ideas real?

In-Between Thoughts 11/20/19 — New reading and rereading

Workin' on them boulder shoulders! Goodness, it's been a hot minute since I've lifted weights. I've been doing Insanity 4-5 times a week and running 9 miles every Sunday, so I'm moving and challenging my body, but now that I'm no longer working on campus it's hard to get to the Rec Center consistently. I've … Continue reading In-Between Thoughts 11/20/19 — New reading and rereading

Your Brain on Philanthropy: Denomination Effect

Fundraisers tend to categorize donors in three ways, either as annual donors, major gift donors, or legacy donors. Annual donors are those who give smaller amounts more frequently -- monthly, annually, or when a giving campaign comes calling (think United Way or the Girl Scouts). These gifts usually go to the general fund or support … Continue reading Your Brain on Philanthropy: Denomination Effect