I spent the last two weeks road-tripping around Morocco: 6 cities in 14 days with over 40 hours of driving. I spent time in two coastal cities, two cultural hubs, one night in the desert, and one where the whole city was painted blue. It’s been a while since I’ve traveled in a…
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Earlier this week, I watched a gorgeous new movie called Petite Maman. It’s about an 8-year-old named Nelly who accompanies her parents to her mother’s…
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I’ve worked at a queer-leaning bar called Branded Saloon ever since the weather warmed up here in Brooklyn. And about 5 days a week, a man named Henry…
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Up until a few years ago, the main messages I heard about alcohol were pretty black-and-white: either it’s a source of comfort and joy, or you’re a part…
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It has been too long and I’ve missed y’all. Writing here has felt like one of the few safe and nourishing places for me in my time online. We all opted…
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The last restaurant I worked at was a new oyster bar run by the group that owned several of Chicago’s most popular establishments. There’s a special…
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“I don’t want to raise good kids,” I remember the pastor saying. “I want to raise WARRIORS for Christ.” The pastor was in the middle of a rant about how…
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On Sunday, I gave Prince and Toby Kitty Xanax, loaded them into carriers, and road-tripped with them to New York, where we moved into a cute little…
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Reimagining Belonging by Julie Rodgers