A Day In The Life Of A Mom (Pride Month Isn’t All Rainbows)

Today I spent the day at work where I encourage people to learn how climate change is relevant to them and how to take small steps to reduce the damage their lifestyles inflict on the planet. This is the easiest thing I do in my life. Today I told my boss that I needed a … Continue reading A Day In The Life Of A Mom (Pride Month Isn’t All Rainbows)

On Car Wrecks and Hate Speech: Moving Through Shock

One night many years ago, I was home reading on a quiet suburban street when a car engine fired violently and roared down the hill,  transmission screaming and gears grinding. Frowning, I set the book down just as the sharp squeal of tires turned into the unmistakable sound of the car rolling; its glass shattering and metal … Continue reading On Car Wrecks and Hate Speech: Moving Through Shock

Longing for Home

It has been a year since I was last in Ireland and nearly that long since I have written here. I haven't been silent for a lack of things to say or even writer's block. In fact, there are several incomplete drafts waiting and many post-worthy issues in American culture begging for my attention. The … Continue reading Longing for Home