So I’m officially adding my Nana’s dog to my dog squad. Her name is Pip if y’all don’t remember.
Here’s her profile...
Name - Pip
Gender - Female (Spayed)
Breed - Chihuahua x Poodle
Colour - White with tan patches
Age - 10 months as of December
DoB - 06/02/2018
Personality - Pip is a very driven dog. She surprisingly loves to work for me and likes to work for her food at dinnertime. Shes very skittish on walks whenever we walk past humans or other dogs. She is slightly braver with Sassy. Pip thinks of Sassy as a motherly figure as Sassy was the first female she met when she was brought home as a very young pup. She’s great to work with and I can’t wait for you to all see her in action.
Community helps us imagine.
I've been thinking a lot about community after another beautiful tree lighting at Tompkins Square Park Sunday evening. In 1992 Albert Fabozzi started this tradition, planting the tree in memory of Park advocate Glenn Barnett and "each of our neighbors whom we have lost to AIDS."
There are so so many things I love about the Tompkins Square tree lighting. Fantastically quirky carolers, a crooked tree that isn’t uprooted from a field upstate that stays lit until March because it’s damn cold that long & why not shine, a countdown that ended but light didn't turn on until pregnant seconds later, the attendance of fierce activist Patricia Okoumou (who scaled the Statue of Liberty earlier this year), and a raffle in true Pippi Longstocking style that gifts every.single.child.in attendance. Imagine the delight of every child (upwards of 100!) as their number is called and they -- at least for a moment -- are a winner.
It is only in community that we fully realize who we are and can begin to realize what we might become.
In community we realize we struggle but not alone.
We rejoice but more beautifully with others, and in community, we ask, create, and build together -- because such is the reality of our existence.
What communities are you part of that inspire you to imagine better? What is something that's birthed from a community of which you're part? ⬇️
Thanks to Staci Joy for capturing this photo of our family two years ago at the lighting -- our youngest 3 months to greeting the world. 🤰🏼
After talking to the lovely Farida @berlincoolkids about adding a new brand to our collection, I decided to try pippi longstocking made by martinex ( 100% organic)
The prints are amazing and so is the quality, super soft and stretchy 😍
Cant wait to see Charlotte wearing them, the cake tunic and matching leggings are perfect for birthday parties 🎂🎁🎉🎂🎁🎉🎂🎁🎉🎂🎁🎉
"Pippi Longstocking was my girl. I loved her strength — not just her physical power, but the idea that she wouldn’t allow her voice to be diminished by anyone. She’s independent, clever and adventurous — and she’s clearly a good person, someone who always does right by her friends. What I loved most was that she was a girl, and she was a little different, and she was still the most powerful character in those books."
- Michelle Obama i en intervju med @nytimes#pippilångstrump#pippilongstocking#astridlindgren#newyorktimes
Wow, I am totally overwhelmed and thankful for all the positive responses to my Pippi. Thank you!
Step by step I try to answer all of your requests. I hope that I don’t forget anyone.
And now: handstand!
📖📖📖 ‘‘Becoming Astrid," a biopic of the Swedish author of the “Pippi Longstocking” series, hits familiar beats, but its performances are pitch perfect.’’ – The New York Times
Fall semester is almost done and Cosford Cinema is here with the final screenings of BECOMING ASTRID!
WED 6:30 PM I THU 6:30 PM
This is a blanket I made, for someone who also appreciates Pippilotta Viktualia Rullgardina krusmynta Efraimsdatter. (Or Pippi Longstocking, as you call her outside of Scandinavia..) I hope to take a better picture, before I wrap it up. 🐒💕 #crochetblanket#pippilongstocking#hekledilla