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Keep Your Friends Close

As much as we hope to find friends where we land, I wonder how many of us simply direct our energy into things we can better control.

Happy Coup-versary!

So here we are again.

Some Memories from the (Previous) Inauguration

He described how eventually, sometimes you simply have to be a team player.

The Heresy of American Exceptionalism

“This isn’t who we are” rings false in a country that has yet to fully wrestle with its original sins of colonization and slavery and its ongoing sins of racism and imperialism.

The Surreality of Living Through History

Surreality would posit that this riot is just another unbelievably strange moment in a series of unbelievably strange moments

Diploma Privilege for All

But at least I know if an acceptance mailed to an offeror is binding even if the offeror has already sent a revocation that the offeree hasn’t yet received (it is)!

John Lewis: My Founding Father

John Lewis: My Founding Father

by | Aug 4, 2020 | 3 comments

But what most makes John Lewis one of my founding fathers is his lifelong rootedness in love.

This Year According to the Notes App on my Phone

This Year According to the Notes App on my Phone

Here, lightly edited, are a year of the mundane and serious and baffling things I felt the need to save.

Place-starved and Home-lonely

Place-starved and Home-lonely

I am from this place as much as I am from anywhere, and it’s this recognition that helps me know that I can feel this way again.

The District Sleeps Alone Again

The District Sleeps Alone Again

It’s been almost a month since I hopped on the 92 bus and sat next to my soccer teammate on the way to our game, both of us taking turns to explain why we’re running late this time.

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