June 2017 Month In Review

June was kind of a sad month for me. It marked the point of culmination for many threads running through my life. I’m an intensely anxious person, and you had better believe that I was drowning in my own existential dread for the entirety of those thirty days. There were definitely high points and low […]

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It Is Well: A Review

Title: It Is Well Author: James D. Shipman Publisher: Lake Union Publishing Rating: 4/5 I came by this book as a long-term member of Amazon’s Kindle First program available to Prime members. The program provides one free e-book per month from a selection of four. You can find out more about the program, including how […]

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Maybe I Can Quit You

I grew up in the time of DARE and anti-substance abuse curriculum for seven-year-olds. I remember being asked to sign pledges promising that I wouldn’t smoke cigarettes or abuse alcohol when I was in the second grade. My best friend at the time, a girl named Brittony with long brown hair and a similar rebel-without-a-cause […]

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Dear White People

I’ll be honest, I didn’t see the original Dear White People movie. I cannot plead ignorance; I’ve been on Tumblr since 2012. I was, of course, aware of the film, the controversy, and the ~discourse~. I chose not to engage in the material at that time because I was neck-deep in queer organizing and a […]

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May 2017 Month in Review

Hey, guys! May has been an intense month. From the positively maddening weather to the desperate burst of finals to getting to spend Mother’s day with my mom for the first time in like six years, this month has been quite the ride. This month has taught me a lot about myself and about how […]

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