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Trader Joe’s and the Joys of Cooking

If there were a sixth love language, I believe it’d be food

An Apartment of My Own

Perhaps what I really need to invest in is a nightlight. Preferably dinosaur shaped.

Impressions of Future Bosses

“What part of this job are you looking forward to?”
“Decorating a hallway.”

A Few Reflections on Wind Through Trees

In The Color Purple by Alice Walker, Shug tells Celie, “I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.”

A Letter to My Younger Sister

I thought I was somehow exempt—because I grew up in other countries or have Jewish blood or have a sister who looks different than me.

Reflections on the Required Reading for a Calvin Religion Degree

It’s safe to say that the reading for religion majors lacks the representation of the diversity of the religious world.

Unpacking the Attic: Home in Eight Vignettes

Unpacking the Attic: Home in Eight Vignettes

by | Jul 23, 2020 | 1 comment

Technically my third home, but my memories begin here.

Roads: Untaken, Taken

Roads: Untaken, Taken

But I will often retrace the roads and words I’ve taken and exhale, exultant.

Onward and Upward

Onward and Upward

The laughter flowed freely, as if the devastation of the last few days had dammed it up until it burst from us all at once.

To the Future Residents of Apartment 508

To the Future Residents of Apartment 508

Looking around the space, a constellation of memories appear.

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