On The Radio

I am a passionate yet fickle lover of things. Halloween is my favorite holiday...until it's time for Christmas, and summer is the best season ever...until I see an adorable pair of suede knee-high boots. And sure enough, here we are in the middle of my alleged favorite season, and I'm already creating my fall bucket list. Spoiler: [...]


Blackberry Fields Forever

On Sunday, I went berry picking for the first time, with my mom and younger sister. We went to a farm down in Watsonville, about an hour north of Monterey. It's a sleepy city of cherry fields and vineyards and country roads, and we were surprised at how much fun we had, laughing together as [...]

We’re Here

These are dark days in our United States. The constant barrage of violence in the 24-hour-news-cycle only serves to compound our trauma and grief. For Black America it can be hard to go on with this feeling that we are under attack. It is imperative that we take time for self care, for loving one-another, [...]


Our Great Unfinished Symphony

We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and to the future. -Frederick Douglas, "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" I've often thought about the reasons we celebrate our independence on the day that we do. On July 4, 1776, The Revolution was just [...]