An ode to blogging

One of the things that really just irritates me is when I have a blog post pretty much ready to publish, but then life gets in the way (boo, life!), and then when I get the opportunity to finally publish the post, I feel differently about it and then end up trashing it. As I… Continue reading An ode to blogging

“Why her?” A pseudo-philosophical ontology

Two days ago, a young student at the school I work at was fatally struck by a school bus. She was someone from the Muslim community, though I didn't know her and had never seen her before. But I know people who knew the girl and her family. The fact that it happened right in… Continue reading “Why her?” A pseudo-philosophical ontology

On vulnerability

Being vulnerable doesn't get any easier, no matter how many times we confront our fears, or are forced to. Perhaps I feel this way because I am still new to the world of putting myself "out there." As I've written before, I didn't grow up in a household where achievements were blasted to the entire… Continue reading On vulnerability

A pseudo-philosopher’s thoughtsy thoughts on Difference

Why does difference bother some more than others? Is it a manifestation of their upbringing? Is it because they lacked something necessary when they were young? Some, despite their circumstances, are able to rise above it. Others live their entire lives accepting only one way - their way. How do you change how another views… Continue reading A pseudo-philosopher’s thoughtsy thoughts on Difference