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 [...]

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. Sometimes. There's a lot going on and I feel guilty when I'm silent. And I think [...]

Russell Brand responds to Chapel Hill & Copenhagen murders

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgIxmRnLGRg This one is close to home for me (literally). It pains me to see entire faiths condemned for one extremist group. I don't like when people lump all of Christianity into one category. Is Islam really so different that they should become lesser? We may not agree on all things or believe the same [...]