When is it not my business? And when does it become my business?
After a few weeks, I got used to seeing the Pride flag on my car. Pretty soon, I felt happy seeing it there. It had been a small gesture, but it felt…
Why is it so uncomfortable to point out Whiteness?
And why it's a feminist act to do so
As a kid, I craved certainty — a trait that was reinforced by my religious upbringing 
A couple years after 9/11, a new family moved in next door to us. I remember thinking it would be nice to not be the newest family on our street…
Do you consider acting heroic? What about singing? Playing guitar? Writing poems? 
How to get out of a hole
I heard Kay call me from the next room. “Umm, can you come here please? There’s a big spider in the kitchen …”
The very day I hit Send on my last newsletter, the one about not calling out my neighbor on a comment he made that needed to be called out — I got…
Why would I want to go somewhere like that??
The idea behind Be Your Own Hero