adventures

She often naysays new adventures. Always pushing to discover precisely what’s in store. Unknown throws her off-kilter. But life is inscrutable. Most of the time. So I push her. To explore. To rest easy in the not knowing. I wonder if I’m the best teacher, myself a resister of spontaneity. But I’m in recovery from... Continue Reading →

Oakland Cemetery Run

This morning dawned dreary and cool(ish) after last night's rains. What better time to take a run through one of Atlanta's most famous cemeteries than on a cloudy Monday morning? Right. No better time. So, off I went.

#SummerRunning

I've been exploring Kirkwood, Edgewood, Cabbagetown, Reynoldstown, and a little bit of Decatur. It's Georgia hot out there, which means that by the time I start running at 9 a.m., it's already 80 some-odd degrees. That frees me up to not worry about my time and just enjoy the run. And I have! Like, for real. 

Take a Knee

I have strong feelings about taking a knee during the national anthem. As in, there is no way in hell I am going to be anywhere near the national anthem and NOT take a knee. Because systemic racism. Because the murder of black and brown people at the hands of police officers. Because white supremacy.

Back Together Again

Breaking up and getting back together—all within a 48-hour span—well, it’s not for the faint of heart. When Simon & I woke up the next morning, it was like being on an incredibly awkward first date. In my pajamas. With someone I’d known for over a decade. I had no idea what to do or... Continue Reading →

Resilience

“We are going to move away from the only home you’ve ever really known,” we said. “Okay,” she said. “We know that you’re leaving behind friends and family. It’s okay to miss them, and its okay to cry.” “But I will get to live in the same place as my best friends. And their moms.... Continue Reading →

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