How I Did It: Natasha Case, CEO of Coolhaus

My big ‘light bulb’ moment occurred in a studio review in the undergraduate architecture department at UC Berkeley. We were designing student housing, and my professor’s critique of my project was that it “looked like a layer cake” — as though that was a bad thing! So of course, for the ...

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Fragile Days

Some days I feel fragile, like a peony that’s been in a glass jar on the kitchen counter a little too long and is showing signs of bruising and withering. Today was one of those days. I used to worry that having these kinds of days meant I was becoming depressed or going into some kind ...

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A Movement of Acceptance

Thursday, March 21, 2013 is World Down Syndrome Day. For more information, visit I write this post in honor of my daughter Grace and for the many mothers who walked before me paving the way for my daughter and all people living with a disability. My life ...

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An Inside Job

I was blessed this week to be able to go to Rome and cover the installation of Pope Francis (watch here and here). What an experience! While I was there, I met many people who took the path of religious life. They all seemed to have one thing in common: an inner peace and an outer joy. I tried ...

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