We learn from a young age that everything is a crisis: every cut, every essay, every decision. There is a Hawaiian spirit of not overthinking everything: waiting, relaxing. Continue reading My Hawaiian Tattoo
As America polices its cultural transgressions, are there blind spots it should be aware of? Continue reading Problems Lurk at the Right and the Left
Where E Sampson Avenue and S Broadway Street meet in Linton, North Dakota, a family lived some of its most cherished moments. Continue reading A Small Corner in a Big World
Jokes can make a person laugh–and that’s one of the most beautiful things of all.
Continue reading Expanding My Jokeabulary
Admittedly, Elisa sort of had a point. But Danny pushed all worries aside and locked them in the back of his mind, where all bad thoughts went in times like these. Continue reading Happy Customers
The stereotype for rap artists is grim–violent, abusive, materialistic, selfish–but artists like Chance the Rapper are dropping a new type into rap’s story. Continue reading Some Don’t Speak for All
Home Economics classes are a common target for advocates of women’s advancement, but a better strategy than attacking the classes would be to embrace their origin. Continue reading The Liberating Power of Home Ec