• Mandy on Facebook live

    Yes, I’m beautiful. Who cares?

    Which of these things have you said in the last week? You look beautiful!I love that shirt/outfit/accessory!Love the new hair!I admire your confidence!You are so joyful!I love how you embrace change! And who did you say them to? If you’re anything like me, your compliments tend towards the first half of that list, and they go to women. I was at an event recently where three talented women shared how they are helping women in tech in Omaha. At one point, I noticed that I was thinking about how beautiful each woman is. I was noticing their outfits, the way they held their bodies on stage, their smiles.  Generally speaking,…

  • woman looks up at night sky

    Me too

    Trump mocks Ford, and I cry. It’s so, black-and-white wrong. Thou shalt not murder. Thou shalt not publicly mock a survivor of sexual assault for speaking her truth. I’m not sure what to do with this knowledge of how the President spoke about Dr. Ford and her testimony. What I do know is that staying quiet doesn’t feel right. So here it goes.