How a haircut in St. Louis turned into a lesson in the mechanics of bigotry.
We like to think that as long as people are kind, caring, and loving that they are “good people.” But the reality is much more complicated than that. Two stories about how I came to realize this in my own life.
Walking through the Upper East Side shook me deeply. How could some people live so well as I struggle so much?
While watching Trump get elected was painful for so many, people like me are still grappling with how we look at our friends and neighbors who supported him. This is my own journey in looking for answers.
On learning to embrace change as the only constant in creativity. And life.
I never would have guessed that choosing to be political would have been the most introspective choice of my life.
Stressed for months, I finally took some time for myself. I couldn’t believe the effect just one break had on my entire life.
Why books like the “Velveteen Rabbit” can teach us that education is overrated and crying is severely underrated.
A journey from safety to trauma to more trauma, and how it helped me understand the world had never been the safe or good place I had been told it was.
All my life, all I ever wanted was for people to think I was normal. It just never seemed to work.