Author Archives: esralston

The Danger of a Single Story

Originally posted on The Inspired Philanthropist:
Check out this interesting TED talk by Chimamanda Adichie. Her message is so right on: Our perceptions of others usually arise from a “single story”. I am keenly aware that the single story can…

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Geeks make the best Neighbors

Well, Geekwire beat me to it. I wanted to write a post about my cool neighbor, Lesley Baker, but they got to her first. Lesley is a smart gal, a great mom, sweet neighbor, and all-around nice person. We first … Continue reading

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Cochlear Implants come to Malawi!

Medical Electronics (Med-El), the cochlear implant company, posted this article on Facebook about 2 children in Malawi who received implants! This has significance for me for two reasons: I got my cochlear implant from Med-El almost two years ago. I was a … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Contemplations

Today is Monday. I am feeling sluggish- got a pain in my back and the weather is still ominously grey outside. It’s Seattle, after all. I swear I could be related to Garfield the cat sometimes. I keep reminding myself, … Continue reading

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What’s New With Me These Days?

I know, I know, it’s been a while since I’ve posted. I’ve no good excuse except for being incredibly busy with a new contract, my current job, juggling husband and kid activities, staying true to my goal of exercising every … Continue reading

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Fight the Ladykiller

My Parentmap post about Barbra Streisand and heart disease is up. Check it out!

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Feeding Kids over the Weekend

And here’s another post I enjoyed writing about a program with the schools that we have been partnering with at FamilyWorks. Check it out.

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