So Many Roads: A Look at the Women’s March From Some of America’s Smallest Towns

This is a photo essay of some images I collected during the coverage of the Women’s March in 2017. I am highlighting the solidarity marches from some of America’s smallest towns. These folks give me an unbelievable sense of hope. Many thanks to all the photographers, and especially to Neko Case for curating an amazing Twitter feed on Saturday. She helped us track a headcount from every corner of our nation. … More So Many Roads: A Look at the Women’s March From Some of America’s Smallest Towns

Unmasking The Youth Addiction Crisis (repost)

As armchair activists, these families seem to have enough prestige and familiarity with legislation as to demand redevelopment of drug law and policy on their terms. The shift puts a glaring light on the way Americans fight for white lives. One select group is differentiated from the rest of youth suffering from the same crisis, in the same way that one group of parents, out of millions nationwide, are given preferential grief and penalties that allow their children to get medical care over incarceration. … More Unmasking The Youth Addiction Crisis (repost)

That’s Not Mindful- And Other Misinterpretations of the Mindful Movement

We must ask ourselves then, what do we know of ourselves that we allow our children to see? Do we verbally judge others? Are we openly prejudice or competitive? Do we push back on others when they display emotions? Do we label peoples’ feelings or experiences as worthy or invalid? These small yet routine acts are the social curriculum of our relationships. What are we hoping to teach? … More That’s Not Mindful- And Other Misinterpretations of the Mindful Movement

The Joy & Pressure of Nothing

The empty space is an invitation. I’m asked to fill it in with gratitude. I’m solicited to maintain a certain quality within this space. I’m reminded by a million media streams, social feeds, and academic discourses to shape  (and un-shape) thoughts there. Somehow my academic, professional, musical, and introspective lives are running parallel. I’m floating … More The Joy & Pressure of Nothing