so far the worst thing about my cat dying is that he's stayed dead. i was not prepared for death's permanence.
you are more than your writing
on the first day of the fall term, a young WoC came up to me after class and told me she wanted to be like me, she'd never had a WoC professor before, and she liked that i told the students to call me Dr. or Prof. because i earned my degree. she said she … Continue reading blessings
over the christmas break, i came out to my mother. when i came home for the holiday, i drove to ypsi with k for a night before driving to flint alone to spend the week with my family. it's an hour between ypsi and flint, and the whole drive i felt pressure building in my … Continue reading out
k and i drove to michigan over the weekend to pick up her dog and bring him to our new place in baltimore. on our way into Michigan, we pulled into one of the elaborate rest stops on the ohio turnpike. it's late--maybe 9 or 10 o'clock and we were about 2 hours from ypsi, … Continue reading rest stop