I Shoulda Been a Dancer

I’ve always wanted to be a dancer. Although I have no formal training, no actual training, and no actual talent, and although I never dance in public unless I’m purposely tipsy so that I can be confident enough to dance, whenever I hear a beautiful melody I create choreography in my mind. Sometimes when I’m … Continue reading I Shoulda Been a Dancer


First, Do No Harm

"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men." -Frederick Douglass I met my best friend in the public library when we were 14. I thought she was rude, aggressive and too foreign. She thought I was bossy, loud and too intense. In high school she’d call at 6 am to ask … Continue reading First, Do No Harm