Lise Funderburg is an award-winning writer, editor, and writing instructor based in Philadelphia. Her work spans a wide range of topics, including race and integration; food; aging and eldercare; gardens and landscape design; nontraditional families; thrift-shopping; and elephants. Also architecture. Also hospice and palliative care. Also design. Also the domestic arts.

photo by Tigist Tsegie
Waiting for the coffee beans to roast. Addis Ababa, 2008.       Photo: Tigist Tsegie


What is "respectability politics?" #newterm #schoolme
- Friday Apr 21 - 11:52am

White House sidewalk to be closed to public permanently via @Reuters
- Friday Apr 21 - 11:43am

Two words: "Holocaust Center."
- Wednesday Apr 12 - 12:13am

Overheard near an AA gate at ATL: "We beat the competition, not you."
- Tuesday Apr 11 - 6:47pm

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