Human Trafficking

Day 15: Friends Like These

Tonight I attended a fundraiser in the fight against human sex trafficking. I didn’t know what a gem of a spot this was and how my heart would be touched by a visionary and a mission. When I got there I was immediately taken with the venue. It’s called Arthouse Austin. It’s literally a house [...]

Fight Human Trafficking, beLydia

They work in restaurants, hotels, and nail salons, and most notably they can be found in the sex trade. They’re victims of human trafficking who are exploited through acts of forced sex and labor. Three years ago I learned that human trafficking existed in a big way here in my community in [...]

A Super Bowl Tradition

Wassup! Remember that Budweiser commercial that was popular during the 2000 Super Bowl? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W16qzZ7J5YQ I think I practiced that ridiculous ‘wassup’ for weeks with coworkers. I’m one of the one in 12 who will be suffering through the football game just to see the [...]

Friday Favorites

For 2016, I’m starting a new series called Friday Favorites. Each Friday I’ll feature a few of my favorite things. I’d love your feedback and to know a few of your faves right now. This week these things are bringing a smile to my face. The list includes a beautiful blog that I [...]