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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:29:37 +0000

I’m sitting at a desk in Flagstaff, Arizona. I can hear the noises of construction outside—the way a building can groan under repair, the sounds…

On Privilege

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 21:29:07 +0000

In the last few months, I’ve lost friends because of white privilege.  Well, let me clarify, I’ve lost friends because of my discussions about white…

On Turning Thirty

Mon, 16 Sep 2013 20:27:24 +0000

When the wave of emotions hits me, I inhale sharply, as if breath could divert the onslaught of feelings alone. But, catharsis is impeded, blocked,…

Can Grammar Solve Politics?

Thu, 18 Oct 2012 02:09:25 +0000

The answer is no. Duh. But it can provide an interesting lens through which to view political rhetoric. On Tuesday night’s presidential debate, moderator Candy…

Words, Words, Words—mere wind, sir

Fri, 06 Jul 2012 16:31:41 +0000

I’m actually, actually, finishing my book this summer. The book I’ve been writing and reading from for (gulp) five years now. ((Whatever, plenty of books…