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On What Makes Us Feel Better When We're Sad?

"I've always been the most emotionally available person in the room at any given time. I have to be because if I’m not then who is going to be the mother hen to everyone?" I'm also the oldest daughter and this hit home.

Posted on November 21, 2014 at 1:05 pm 0

On The Best Time I Got Sent to "Pray-Away-the-Gay" Bible Yoga Camp

@Miel agree

Posted on November 10, 2014 at 4:56 pm 0

On Do You Have Impostor Syndrome?

@Lucienne My mom HATES getting compliments about how pretty her daughters are (there's 4 of us) for that same reason

Posted on November 7, 2014 at 12:31 pm 0

On A Really Bad Month

this was beautiful

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 5:35 pm 0

On A Really Bad Month

@Susanna I'm so mad about the friends! what's wrong with her????

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 5:35 pm 0

On Ghosts Of My Youth

@Jenna Wortham@facebook yep, santería is the practice, santera is the person who practices it (not a santería expert, but a native Spanish speaker) The piece was really good!

Posted on October 24, 2014 at 1:53 pm 0

On Ghosts Of My Youth

@Gef the Talking Mongoose yeah, it reminded me of an old Mayan story I read once.

Posted on October 24, 2014 at 1:51 pm 0

On Nothing But the Truth: An Interview with Teyonah Parris

Great interview! I'm a huge Mad Men fan but I had never read an interview with Teyonah. She sounds awesome, and that story about people on the show saying the wrong name was handled with grace: she stated that this happens but didn't sound like she was bad-mouthing the show. (If I were her I'd be so angry!)

Posted on October 10, 2014 at 12:53 pm 1

On Cat-Calling, Around the World

Just shared this in fb and twitter. I live in Mexico City and it doesn't surprise me one bit that it was the worst city. I've changed the way I dress and I hate it, but really this city is not ready for female legs :(

Posted on October 8, 2014 at 2:02 pm 0

On Stories Like Passwords

this was really good and important. I had a teacher who made weird comments and sent emails that made me uncomfortable. Nothing else happend and sometimes I still think I imagined it or that it was my fault.

An acquaintance of my flew to Banff today for a residency, I hope she finds this sense of community there.

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 2:40 pm 1