This piece by Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic absolutely blew me away. Passionately, meticulously articulated, Coates tells it like it is. It’s long, but well worth it. http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/09/fear-of-a-black-president/309064/1/ On a side note: the comments are depressingly predictable. Why do I … Continue reading
Just as summer arrives on July 5th in Seattle, so apparently does the monsoon season in the Southwest. I woke up today to the glorious sight of grey clouds blanketing the sky, shielding those below from the sun’s relentless glare … Continue reading
Two months ago – although it seems both more recent and longer ago than that – I lost my best friend, Keyvin Davis. He was 31. I knew that I would write about Keyvin at some point; it didn’t feel … Continue reading
Moan. Groan. Grimace. Cringe.
I just spelled “silhouette” correctly on the first try, for the first time ever. It’s one of those words (along with “porcelain” and “exhilarating” among many others I can’t think of just now) that I end up trying multitudinous variations … Continue reading