I don’t want to be the kind of camp counselor who is raising a new generation of middle schoolers who have 786 pins on their wedding board on Pinterest.
Six migrant children died in US government custody during an eight-month span of 2018 and 2019. No child had died in US custody for a decade.
Oftentimes, when I think about the amount of my life that I’ve spent playing video games, I cringe.
But what most makes John Lewis one of my founding fathers is his lifelong rootedness in love.
I used to finish races like that so sweaty and happy and exhilarated that I didn’t need any rum to feel like the queen of the world.
Something like the Holga makes it impossible to forget that photos are made of light-affected chemicals on a roll of paper.
Here, lightly edited, are a year of the mundane and serious and baffling things I felt the need to save.
Everyone who gets on is headed their own way—school, work, church, shopping, home—but for a brief moment, the barreling bus brings us all together.
There are several “worst parts” about driving across the country.
I got to sleep eventually.