Crown Heights

This one feels unfinished, but I think it's unfair to hold things in until they're perfect. My standard of perfection I've had for my work has prevented me from sharing things for 23 years. When gun violence hits close to home and you type into your phone on your train ride back to your apartment [...]

keep going

I need to get back into writing. Waiting for inspiration to strike, as a true artist does lol, isn't working for me. I have always described my blog as writing about Jesus and culture. While that's true and that's what I like to write the most, I always take my time with those posts. I [...]

just today

I drafted a post for my first wedding anniversary. I had planned to tell you all about my first year of marriage and, in my infinite one year of marriage wisdom, tell you what I learned. But, as a true artist, I just wasn't feeling it that day. Instead I wrote a poem about how [...]

tower and fall

I was building a super tall taller-than-you lego tower with my fave little 2 year old bud a few nights ago. TBH I've learned more from working with kids the past two years than I learned like... my whole life? Anyway, I'll call him Kid in this post since I don't love naming names in [...]

the hard things

If you go back through my archives, you may have noticed I stopped writing for a while. I mean quite the hiatus. And my writing changed. I used to write about... serious things, I guess. Now you're seeing recipes. You're gonna keep seeing recipes and lots, I hope, but still. There's a lot going on [...]