For those of you who don’t know, we were living in Shanghai for the last year and returned to the U.S 3 short weeks ago. After traveling through Europe for […]
I find myself in that place again. That place where my life is packed into boxes, and I’m trying desperately to navigate the pains of saying goodbye to the place […]
Every time I ride my scooter, I feel free and alive and part of something more. I’m just like everyone else when I’m out there in the midst of it […]
It was right around the summer of 1980 and I was about 9 years old. Like every kid, I was looking for something to do to fill my days now […]
Everyone wants a guy like me Able to both take and keep the beat Always rising to my feet Because everyone wants a guy like me Welcome wherever I go […]
The past few weeks have been an epic example of how the anonymity of the internet can erase the empathy that makes us human. We saw a mom be questioned […]
Please welcome Cali as she shares her story "String of Pearls" as part of The Naked Writing Project.
I can’t make sense of the words and politics swirling around me on social media these days. Every time I get online, I leave feeling exhausted, discouraged, and tied up […]
Here's another in my series for The Naked Writing Project. Raw unedited works shared in an effort to break free from the confines of literary critique.
Naked Writing Project:You Can Feel Panic and Thanks at the Same Time: It’s Called Parenting. (Or ‘Panks.’)
There’s this thing where I fear my kids. My anxiety is so tight around my neck that I can’t really breathe. I can’t catch my breath to attempt to keep […]