Friday Five – July 3, 2020

Some things that moved me this week: What I’m watching: Athlete A on NetflixA documentary about the scandal within USA Gymnastics where 500+ athletes were sexually abused by doctor Larry Nassar. What this man got away with for years is disgusting, but equally as gross is the toxic culture that USA Gymnastics fostered for years. Little Fires Everywhere on Amazon PrimeI broke my “book first” rule and watched Little Fires Everywhere before cracking the novel…

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Friday Five – June 19, 2020

Some things that moved me this week: What I’m watching: Spelling the Dream on Netflix. So uh, not to boast or anything, but I was a champion speller in elementary school. That’s right. So needless to say I loved every minute of this documentary! It follows four kids on their journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee and also explores the long-running dominance of the competition by Indian-Americans. Fascinating! Though it left me feeling like…

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Friday Five – June 12, 2020

Some things that moved me this week: What I’m listening to: Insights at the Edge – Sarah Blondin: Kneeling at the Doorway of Your Heart The Rich Roll Podcast #525: America’s Overdue (R)evolution 1619 Podcast by the New York Times (Continued from last week. I’ve learned a ton from this podcast). What I’m watching: Selma on Amazon Prime Dear White People on Netflix (Continued from last week. There’s three seasons). Queer Eye on Netflix, because…

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Friday Five – June 5, 2020

If anything has become clear to me in these last few weeks, it’s that I have a lot of work to do. I’ve been ignorant and asleep to racial and social injustices for far too long. I’m committed to listening and learning so I can show up better for BIPOC communities and be a part of the change. Some things that moved me and helped open my eyes this week: What I’m listening to: 10%…

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Friday Five – May 29, 2020

On Saturday…. 🙂 A list of things that moved me this week. What I’m listening to: On Being Podcast: Eula Biss – Let’s Talk About Whiteness What I’m reading: White Debt by Eula Biss– This is the New York Times piece that inspired the above podcast. The Bird Watcher, That Incident and His Feelings on the Woman’s Fate – by Sarah Maslin Nir, New York Times. Why Remote Work Is So Hard—and How It Can…

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