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Trying to Move Forward

Last week I made a call and said I want to help. I want to empower more minorities; I want to make things more diverse. Let’s talk. And so we are. The next day I wrote an op-ed. I pitched it to a paper. I said this is how I feel, and I

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Unpacking Loneliness

“So even if the hot loneliness is there, and for 1.6 seconds we sit with that restlessness when yesterday we couldn’t sit for even one, that’s the journey of the warrior.” Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart When I say I want love, I open myself up to pain. Hurt from

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The Scars of Love

I had a flash of a memory today. My sister Kelsey and I are sitting in a Seattle restaurant. I think we order burgers, or at least I do. We’re at Nickerson Street Saloon and it’s sunny outside. We’re looking directly at each other, in matching brown hair and dark brown eyes, leaning

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Note To Self…

You live in a city with seasons now, so you’ll want to check the weather before leaving the house. “Spring” actually means something. Like, it could snow tomorrow. (You don’t really care for spring). Your furniture will arrive a few days late. You will be glad it wasn’t lost in Kansas. Not that there’s

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