Category Archives: Missouri
What if we chose to invest like we’ll be here for ten years or more, and that investment became a reality?
He put his clippers down, walked around the chair, sat down on a bench facing me, and put his head in his hands.
I don’t use Instagram or Snapchat, I don’t work sixty-hour weeks, I don’t watch Game of Thrones.
As the game went into double-overtime (that’s a thing?), I was stress-eating a Pop-Tart when I finally realized I was being ridiculous.
For the past week and a half I’ve been staying at an extended stay hotel in St. Louis, which was not a concept I was familiar with until I booked it.
“I’m actually on a connecting flight, traveling to a corn hole tournament. It’s a pretty big deal,” the man in the seat behind me announced.
We drove home and argued. Why was I so angry? About something so small? It’s not about that; it’s about the fact that I feel useless and nothing seems to be going the way it was supposed to go.
The US eventually emerged from The Great Depression, but my grandmother did not.
If there is a silver lining to the tragedy of Ferguson, it is that official eyes have been opened to the dangers of police militarization.