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A Few Tips For Stocking the Art Supply Cupboard

We live in unprecedented times. As news around Coronavirus swirls endlessly, we are met with uncertainty but also resilience. In Washington state where I live, schools are shut down for the next six weeks and while we scramble for childcare plans and that last roll of toilet paper rumored to exist at the local grocery store — my little community is also busy inventing ways to support each other while we spend time at a distance. I was particularly cheered by a new Facebook “helper” group whereby healthy people volunteer to run errands and help bring necessities to those who may be housebound. Another community member is making what she is calling “vats” of soup for anyone who might need...

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Meet Nice Girl Barbie

This is Nice Girl Barbie. She thinks people should be kind on social media. She thinks everyone deserves the benefit of the doubt. She thinks it would be good for everyone to remember that we are all just people. She thinks that the politicians that you hate are just like you, your mom, your dad, your brother, your sister, your friend. She thinks we can disagree without attacking each other personally. She thinks we might be better off if we imagined that people are generally doing the best that they can. She sure is!

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