The many faces of Andrea Kihlstedt
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One Good Deed Inspires Another

This morning I picked up the trash at St. Mary's Park, as I often do. One Good Deed... I bring some latex gloves with me when I go out the morning and spend the first 15 or 20 minutes of my time at the park walking around the track, looking from side to side for candy wrappers and fast-food packaging and … read more »

Fighting Trump’s Tyranny: Eye Contact and Small Talk

Shortly after the election of Donald Trump, I felt a compelling urge ... even a need ... to be visible with my disapproval of the outcome of the election. I created prototypes of black armbands and my husband and I wore them for a while. But they didn't have the reaction I had anticipated. In fact, most … read more »

Do a Little Composting Math and Help the Environment

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The Optimum Goal of Parenting: Benign Irrelevance

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Washing Away Unnecessary Anxiety and Unwarranted Blame

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See Something, Say Something: Vigilance and Kindness

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Witness Your Cycle of Energy from Inaction to Action

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Finding Meaning in Life by Processing Simple Observations

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What Happens When You Reach a Milestone or Benchmark?

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Are You Willing to Make Your Resistance to Trump Public?

Since the … read more »