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The First Pata

Got the news that my great aunt Tante Gretel passed away early this morning in Germany. She was the last surviving sibling of my grandmother and would have been 100 years old today. Imagine all the changes she saw in her life. She was my…

Black on Black Crime

I have been seeing some dumb "what-aboutism" posts pointing to black on black crime somehow making BLM hypocritical. First, yes, the majority of black people murdered are killed by other black people. But ALSO, the majority of white people murdered are killed by other white…
Toxic Masculinity At Concerts

Toxic Masculinity at Concerts

Trigger Warning: Abuse and Sexism If you ask a woman about existing in a crowded public space, we all have stories about being rubbed up against or groped. Sometimes it's overt, sometimes it's someone brushing past and copping a feel so stealthily, we have no…
Isla Mujeres - Mexico Travel Photos

All Our Photos From Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Much like one of our last big trips (London), I am trying to capture a photo slideshow of our travels here – seeing as it truly is the place that holds all my memories. We went to Isla Mujeres, Mexico – a small island just…

All Our Photos From Vancouver

Much like our trip to London, and several other trips before that, I am behind on writing travel posts about our experiences, but I am trying hard to get photos up to share the fun with friends. Also like London, Vancouver was a college tour…

Dear Mom

Recently, I was discussing with a friend how time feels elastic. That sometimes things move so fast and sometimes so slow - but also that you can feel both at the same time. It's exactly how I feel on the second anniversary of your death.…
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