October 2015

Fear and things.

I’ve been fighting myself all day over whether or not to write this. Truthfully, it’s a nonstory, definitely anticlimactic. But I guess I feel that when God allows “nothing” to happen, and we actually notice it, that should be mentioned,... Continue Reading →

Ladies. For you-

I'll preface this by saying that I know that I'm young, that there's so much that I don't know. Many of my lines are bound to be flawed, my theories wrong. I'm not entirely sure what I'm going to say,... Continue Reading →


I shared this Victor Hugo Les Miserables quote a few years ago when I came home from the Marshalls. I had read it while I was there and still remember the moment. He had read my mind. Leaving home for Dallas... Continue Reading →

Asphalt, hoops, and some Marshallese kids.

Stuff got me thinking roundabout July/August 2012, somewhere in the Pacific. Before we volunteers set off to our respective destinations, they had us spend about a month in the capital, Majuro, preparing for what we would face. We stayed in... Continue Reading →

Losing, because that’s what it is.

I feel like we want to be happy about everything, that we often feel the need to see a silver lining. Everywhere. And maybe there is one, maybe when I say, "we" I am unfairly stereotyping the entire human race.... Continue Reading →

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