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Zero Chance

I went to the juice bar hoping to cure whatever ails me. The chirpy 20-yr-old cashier with hair swept over his forehead says, as…

Basta

Women of the world I’ve had enough. You do not always have to appear strong; Vulnerability is the key to creativity. You are not…

Prayers for Sale

We need a new religion. I pointed my finger at a friend during the third glass of wine. We may think as progressives that…

Acculturated

Acculturated

It’s magic hour at an outdoor restaurant and beer garden, a warm and humid late-summer evening made cool and lush by a canopy of…

Now contributing to Planetizen

I’m pleased to report that I will now be a Contributing Editor at Planetizen, the “public-interest information exchange for the urban planning, design, and…

Huascarán

Happiness is The pebbled trail ahead Shrouded in the mist of dawn All of my layers unshed Coffee still warm in my belly We’ll…

Creative Consulting

The story of the brand Friends began to come to me asking for help with resumes, grant applications, and budgeting and mission statements for…

03/2015

When I die I want to return as a buoy Floating, bobbing, weightless Savasana My only job to hold the line between two worlds…