Gutted

There’s a house across the street that is in pieces. I live in a basement apartment of a house that is easily worth half a million. This is not a neighborhood where houses are left to fall apart. When I looked out the window three days ago, this house looked like any other modest mid-century […]

Safety Blanket

I have been feeling unsafe lately just existing in the world as me. Which is awful. To feel unsafe to simply be in the world. Because I am woman, I am vulnerable, and that is infuriating. It is also -sadly- not new. I had constructed some myths about being safe with friends, that somehow I […]

Mother’s day

I’ve been thinking about all the single mamas who will spend this arbitrary holiday alone or working or for some other reason away from their child. As I sat down to write about mamalove or perhaps my students’ love for their mamas or my love for them, my mind quickly jumped back in time. All […]