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Ugly Steps and Crooked Railings

September 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

When we first bought our house, it had a wonky, completely non-code step that led up onto the front porch. It required you to think twice before attempting it, every single [...]

The Gift of Fire: What the Anger Teaches

September 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

I smelled the fire before I knew what it was. I couldn’t see it or feel it, but the air smelled wrong. An acrid, smoky scent hung in the air as I went about my day, tending [...]

Finding the Humor in Chronic Illness

September 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

Being chronically ill sucks. Bottom line. It’s not fun. Or funny. Or enjoyable. But… there are moments that make me laugh. The absurdity of it all can turn an [...]

The Perfect Flat Lay Life

September 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

I can basically sum up what I’ve been thinking and feeling for the past year as: “Everything is horrible, but life is still beautiful.” Because, DUDE. Have you seen the [...]

When Depression Strikes, I Run

August 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

I’ll never forget the very first time I laced up my running shoes. It was a few weeks after my mom and I had participated in the Detroit Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure 5K [...]

When Netflix Traumatizes You

June 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us” is a breathtaking masterpiece and searing indictment of the American criminal justice system. The four-episode, Netflix series [...]
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