Day 2, Week 25: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

A few years ago I visited the Old Town School of Folk Music for a Meshell Ndegeocello concert. It was a crisp fall night and the breeze was subtle, so we ventured for a walk after the show to find a quick, cheap bite to eat. We met her, accidentally, in the street. Wool hat, plaid shirt, army-colored … Continue reading Day 2, Week 25: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

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Day 5, Week 23: The Big Short

I’ve never cared much about money. It’s why I majored in English. It’s why I served in Americorps for two years. It’s why I went to grad school three times. (More on that later.) I’ve been distrustful of those with greater access to critical resources. I’ve been resentful of nepotism that’s led to unequal distributions … Continue reading Day 5, Week 23: The Big Short

Day 5, Week 17: What I Know Now (Two Cents on Stocks & Investing)

Service has always been a part of my family. It wasn’t something we talked about. It wasn’t tokenized; it wasn’t manufactured. It wasn’t even referred to as service. (Saying it now makes me feel paternalistic). As a result, I've never cared much about money. I've been distrustful of those with greater access to critical resources. … Continue reading Day 5, Week 17: What I Know Now (Two Cents on Stocks & Investing)