Though I am a Buddhist these days, I suppose nobody gets out of Catholicism easily–or ever. I was raised… Read more Sacred Heart, Broken Heart
Paul Ryan Says Free School Lunches Give Kids “An Empty Soul.” (Time Magazine) Paul Ryan, Expert on Living Without a Soul,… Read more Paul Ryan’s Soul, Such As It Is
I am trying to knit myself back into a world that is not so much changed as noir. The contrast is… Read more Sewing Myself Back to the Noir World, with a Peach Pit Under My Tongue
Hi. Listen, I know you are feeling confused and maybe a little nauseous. I don’t know what your trigger was… Read more If You Voted for Trump and Regret It, What Next?
For domestic abuse survivors or survivors of any kind of abuse, the experience of having a terrible & erratic man… Read more To Survive Trump, Ask an Abuse Survivor
I am barely going to be able to meditate, my head is nothing but my Facebook timeline. I am poisoned… Read more Meditation for Trumpocalypse
Dear Ms. Uh-Oh, I am really confused. I voted with my gut, which told me to vote for Donald Trump.… Read more Dear Ms. Uh-Oh, Am I a Racist?
I belong to the culture of labor. What does that mean? Well, it’s understandable if you don’t know there is… Read more I belong to the culture of labor
These are scary times–if extreme right-wing semi-fascist rhetoric scares you. It scares me, so I’ve found myself huddling, a little… Read more A Memoirist’s Manifesto
On March 28, Okla Elliott asked me if I’d consider writing a short book on Hillary Rodham Clinton for… Read more How to Write a Book in Two Weeks