Extended Absences

Extended Absences

I meant to write so much sooner. To capture every moment and share something meaningful or profound. But life happened, and happens, and at times getting home was all I could do after the longest days. Things out of my control thrust themselves forward as priority. Things in my control took precedent. And as every [...]

Orlando

Orlando

When I woke up this morning, a single headline flashed across my phone: Largest mass killing in American History. My heart stopped. Where? Who? A school? A theater? Were there children? Avatars across social media went up in a shield of rainbow, cries of #LoveisLove and solidarity with those that were lost. Fifty fatalities. Fifty-three injured. [...]

New Headspaces

New Headspaces

For the last few weeks, my mind has been suspended like a helium balloon, vicariously grounded to earth by a single, tenuous string. The feeling has presented itself as fractured language (still switching back to English), unfinished thoughts, a diminished perception of time (I blame being unemployed), and an inability to look forward. This is [...]