Family and Parenting, Travel

Kerala: A South Indian Lesson on Loving My In-Laws

In the second half of October, I took a break from crawling around in the dark cave of sexual assault stories to write on a lighter topic: in-laws! In the process I was delighted to discover the Wanderful community, whose mission is to build an inclusive network of women and non-binary people to help each other… Continue reading Kerala: A South Indian Lesson on Loving My In-Laws

Seattle, Travel

Day 2: Bainbridge Island

Seattle is growing literally before your eyes; it’s projected to more than triple its population (from the current 700,000 to 2.5 million in the next 3-5 years, and it’s noisy. By the time we came left breakfast that first morning Pioneer Square and walked the few blocks back to 1st Avenue, a rectangle about four… Continue reading Day 2: Bainbridge Island

Politics

January 2018: An Open Letter to the President

Dear Mr. President, I write today to share with you my dismay about the rhetoric coming out of the White House around race and country of origin. In response to your insistence that you are not a racist, I want to share with you a bit about my journey to understand the idea of racism,… Continue reading January 2018: An Open Letter to the President