Dear Sonya, I wanted to remind you that given the state of the nation and government, it’s totally normal to… Read more Letter to Myself, as a Depressed Person in These Times
The happy thing for me this month is that I am celebrating the release of my essay collection, Pain Woman… Read more Reaching other Pain People
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