On Love and Taylor Swift

Corona Virus, or the fallout from, has officially broken my will to write. I have carried my crippled laptop with me from room to room looking for inspiration, finding nothing but half finished home improvement projects and reruns of 90 Day Fiancé. I could give up and put aside writing for the time being, but … Continue reading On Love and Taylor Swift

On Love and a Note

There is a pink post-it stuck to the side of my computer. It is the color of my 1989 Barbie convertible and it curls at the edges because I've had it for so long. I even brought it home with me from my office in case I needed it during quarantine. It reads: I'm known … Continue reading On Love and a Note

On Love and the Educational System

"...and equitably speaking, it's abysmal. The system is failing them. Our children are being left behind." I had pens lined up along my college adviser's desk, modeling the achievement gap due to summer learning loss and income inequality. My hair was falling out of my ponytail and my brow was unnecessarily sweaty. She blinked at … Continue reading On Love and the Educational System