This is a post I wrote after a particularly public beheading. I started it in February of this year. I haven't published it because I've been scared to. I don't usually share my political opinions on social media, and to be honest, I'm scared of the backlash. On social media, I've been silent on the… Continue reading The Bubble of Ignorance
This is a reflection I've written for the Family, School, and Neighborhood Engagement Scholars I work with. Read my introduction to these here, and read the original post here. Prompt Based on the overview from our Community 101 Training, your review of the Quality of Life Plans, and your first few weeks working in FSNE (Family,… Continue reading GA Adventures – Reflection: September 2015
I turned 21 this year, and I think the experience was different for me than it was for a lot of my peers. After starting at university at 15 and graduating at 20, I felt like I have been 21 for a long time. All of my friends are in their mid-twenties at this point,… Continue reading On Turning Twenty-One
Every person has the ability to make change in their own way. Many people choose to use their voice. Some voices are louder than others. Some are more articulate and thought-through. Some are emotional. Some are timid. I know people who use their ability to captivate an audience to their advantage. They are able to… Continue reading On Making Change
I'm one of those people who has at least one dream every night. Usually I average two or three, and I typically remember most details from them. For the most part, I have good dreams, but there was a solid two weeks where I had nothing but nightmares. I blame the news. My current living situation… Continue reading News and Nightmares
Last week I had the chance to see Clark Gable Slept Here written by Michael McKeever and directed by Bryan Fonseca at The Phoenix Theatre. Aside from the amazing acting (as to be expected), I was very happy to have several interesting topics emerge. 1. Does it really matter if someone enormously famous is gay? Without giving away too… Continue reading Thoughts: Clark Gable Slept Here
In my fairly brief lifetime, I've come across some fairly abysmal and horrifying opinions. I've been told to ignore the opinions that don't align with mine, and I've also been told to listen to each opinion. I know people with who believe that listening to other opinions is akin to poison, but I've never understood why.… Continue reading Why Do Opinions Matter?