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Tennis Gods and Failing Bodies

Tennis Gods and Failing Bodies

This one comes to us from Lindsey Hepler.  When I was eighteen years old, during that awkward summer between graduating from high school and starting college, I took a trip to London with my parents. By a stroke of luck and happenstance, my two sisters were away on their own adventures, so I got to […]

An Upholder's Confession

An Upholder's Confession

This one comes to us from friend and contributor Lindsey Hepler: In her recent book about habit formation, Gretchen Rubin describes four types of people: obligers, rebels, upholders, and questioners. Without ever taking her short quiz, I already know which type I am: an upholder, through and through. Upholders, Rubin says, respond readily to outer […]

Am I Doing Summer Wrong?

Am I Doing Summer Wrong?

A timely reflection from Lindsey Hepler. With the solstice behind us and the 4th of July upon us, there is no denying that summer is in full swing. This means, among other things, that the question du jour is: “What are you up to this summer?” Whether you have big plans or not—whether you had the […]

Love Imputed: Grace in Philadelphia's Mural Arts Program

Love Imputed: Grace in Philadelphia's Mural Arts Program

This one comes to us from our friend Lindsey Hepler. At a conference in Philadelphia two weeks ago, I heard Jane Golden, the Founder and Executive Director of the Mural Arts Program in Philadelphia, speak about her work in the city for the past three decades. Established in 1984 as a city-funded anti-graffiti project under […]