Category Archives: personal essay

Raising the Child of an Immigrant

I don’t tend to tell this story. The story about how I am the only person I know to have been hurt by an immigrant. Let me put it in the third sentence: he was white skinned, English-fluent, and from … Continue reading

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So What’s Up?

It’s been a long time since I last sat down to write something personal here. I don’t even know where to start. I get to spend Christmas alone this year. I’ve now been 24 hours with no human contact. I … Continue reading

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Trauma, Terrorism, Truth

It’s Election Eve. In 2+ years I’ve never been so tempted to drown my feelings in a bottle of liquid dope. Whatever happens, it won’t be over tomorrow. Not when one candidate is threatening what amounts to treason and civil … Continue reading

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