Erase

Listening to an episode of the podcast,"Start With This", I was confronted again with the concept of the disposability of art. In this particular episode (episode 8, "Art is disposable") they were talking about the many things that they and others wrote that they eventually threw out. It was another angle on the idea of … Continue reading Erase

Why Did I Let Myself Stop?

I’ve been asking myself this question quite a bit of late: why have I let myself stop writing? It seems like a simple question, and it sounds exactly like one I feel like I’ve already answered— you know—with reasons like family trauma, work, and other things that keep me busy. But no matter how many … Continue reading Why Did I Let Myself Stop?

Perspective

One of the joys of parenthood comes from the simple activities we share with our children. From this weekend’s activities of igloo building after the snow falls here in Chicago, to playing Minecraft together, to sitting down to draw Pokemon. Each of these and more happened this past weekend, but it is that last activity … Continue reading Perspective