Monthly Archives: January 2015

Ghlaghghee, 2003 – 2015

Originally posted on Whatever:
Glaghghee came to us in May of 2003 when my then next-door neighbor Jerry knocked on my door, said, “here’s the kitten your wife said she wanted,” thrust a small, furry thing into my hands, and…

Ghlaghghee, 2003 – 2015

Originally posted on Whatever:
Glaghghee came to us in May of 2003 when my then next-door neighbor Jerry knocked on my door, said, “here’s the kitten your wife said she wanted,” thrust a small, furry thing into my hands, and…

He wrote it down.

Originally posted on In Others' Words…:
Our intention was to dance on his grave. My beautiful cousin, who I’d not seen in 35 years, and I set out to dance on our grandfather’s grave. Our first dilemma was, of course,…

He wrote it down.

Originally posted on In Others' Words…:
Our intention was to dance on his grave. My beautiful cousin, who I’d not seen in 35 years, and I set out to dance on our grandfather’s grave. Our first dilemma was, of course,…

Meet Maggie. She makes her own clothes.

Originally posted on Little Stories:
During my recent foray into wardrobe minimalism and a general engagement on the philosophy of what to wear and where to find it, I’ve been thinking a lot about buying well-made clothes. And well made…

Meet Maggie. She makes her own clothes.

Originally posted on Little Stories:
During my recent foray into wardrobe minimalism and a general engagement on the philosophy of what to wear and where to find it, I’ve been thinking a lot about buying well-made clothes. And well made…

Looting is a Response, Not an Opportunity

Originally posted on Scott Woods Makes Lists:
We need to reexamine looting. Regarding its critics, let me start by saying that, at the level of determining solid community building options, critics of looting are right: it’s not productive. What is…

Looting is a Response, Not an Opportunity

Originally posted on Scott Woods Makes Lists:
We need to reexamine looting. Regarding its critics, let me start by saying that, at the level of determining solid community building options, critics of looting are right: it’s not productive. What is…

Why I am not Charlie

Originally posted on a paper bird:
There is no “but” about what happened at Charlie Hebdo yesterday. Some people published some cartoons, and some other people killed them for it.  Words and pictures can be beautiful or vile, pleasing or enraging, inspiring or offensive;…

Why I am not Charlie

Originally posted on a paper bird:
There is no “but” about what happened at Charlie Hebdo yesterday. Some people published some cartoons, and some other people killed them for it.  Words and pictures can be beautiful or vile, pleasing or enraging, inspiring or offensive;…

Invisible Women

Originally posted on SUM City:
One of the biggest stories to captivate entertainment headlines this year has been the emergence of Lupita Nyong’o. Her Oscar winning performance as Patsey in 12 Years a Slave catapulted her to the forefront of…

Invisible Women

Originally posted on SUM City:
One of the biggest stories to captivate entertainment headlines this year has been the emergence of Lupita Nyong’o. Her Oscar winning performance as Patsey in 12 Years a Slave catapulted her to the forefront of…

The right words, the right time.

Originally posted on sara barnard:
Fourteen years ago, I wrote a story about a girl. I was thirteen at the time, and writing stories was what I did. And not just about girls. Planets that spoke to each other, mice…

The right words, the right time.

Originally posted on sara barnard:
Fourteen years ago, I wrote a story about a girl. I was thirteen at the time, and writing stories was what I did. And not just about girls. Planets that spoke to each other, mice…