Mary Gaylord is a Program Development Partner with Living Room Conversations. She has worked as a community mediator, victim-offender reconciliation specialist, and facilitator of bully prevention programming for school-aged children. A chronic idealist, Mary has a strong passion for supporting individuals and organizations that endeavor to make our world a better place. She lives in the Rocky Mountains with her husband and two children and is passionate about spending time outdoors with family and friends.
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May 3, 2016
Last week I went out with three girlfriends to enjoy some beer at a local brewpub. One woman I know quite well, the other casually, and the third woman was someone I was meeting for the first time. We all have kids - which is how we are connected - and we all live in the same small town of Superior, Colorado in Boulder County. As we enjoyed our finely crafted Belgian beer and pizza, the conversation ran it’s typical course - schools, kids, neighborhood goings-on, etc. Then I decided to venture into unknown and potentially dangerous territory. I asked if anyone at the table had conservative or...