Category Archives: personal


Céad míle fáilte, or Welcome home.

So, I was thinking I should update, since it’s been a while and a whole lot has changed, but holy crap. It’s actually been a whole year (as of tomorrow) since last I wrote in this space. And that wasn’t … Continue reading

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Or, like I call it: home

in the inner city By Lucille Clifton in the inner city or like we call it home we think a lot about uptown and the silent nights and the houses straight as dead men and the pastel lights and we … Continue reading

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On synchronicity and anger.

When I was in college, I noticed a certain… synchronicity with my classes. Regardless of what I was studying at any given time–a French literature class on the history of Jews in France, a government course on racism in the … Continue reading

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Natural disasters

Just watched an interview of former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Nagin’s promoting his new book, Katrina’s Secrets; Storms After the Storm, Vol. 1. What was interesting was Stewart calling him out on … Continue reading

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Naomi Wolf: The latest contributor to “Caught in the Undertow”

So, back during the 2008 presidential election campaign, after witnessing such mind-bogglingly bad politics in writing by so many well-respected feminist Clinton supporters, it occurred to me that I should publish an anthology called “The Second Wave: Caught in the … Continue reading

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Looking over my shoulder.

I keep looking for a way out of this working life I’ve ended up with. Working for other people is not working so well for me. I’d rather be sitting at home right now, peeling back the skin on my … Continue reading

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