Category Archives: Massachusetts
The first time I drove into the parking lot of my high school as a summer employee rather than a student, I almost threw up.
The parsing of words is no minor squabble. It has real-world implications in terms of policy and people’s lives.
Brutalism just deserves some sympathy.
I felt like I was leaving a piece of my soul in Boston, in Orchard House, in the bookstores, in the North Bridge Inn in Concord.
Honestly, I have a plethora of metaphors to explore already: Satan can seem to bring light to the world but that isn’t the true light! Exposing things to the daylight makes them less dangerous! Capitalism makes people operate in a scarcity model which hinders progress!
Too many fluffernutters will make you queasy.
But I will say that—for me—being confined to my home has sometimes felt liberating in a small and quiet way.
As Smith, Buber, and Gerwig remind me, we cannot be fully actualized people to everyone we meet
Perhaps my first mistake was expecting that I would ever entirely grow out of it.