If we can’t come together as a nation to fight a pandemic, could we come together to fight an invading army? Or would our division be our downfall?
Just in time for Fat Tuesday, The Washington Post published my op-ed, “After two pandemic years, ‘Folly chasing Death’ takes on a new Mardi Gras meaning.”
HIraeth. It’s a Welsh word that doesn’t translate to English exactly, but it’s a feeling that I often have — a feeling about my home town.
I did it! I walked every single day in 2021.
Folkways Nowadays turns 10 YEARS OLD TODAY! Back on July 22, 2011 when I hit “publish” for the first time, I never dreamed that this blog would quite literally change my life in ways I never expected. Here are just a few: Because I started writing regularly, I was able to publish a dang book,…
I haven’t been doing much blogging lately…or this whole year…but I haven’t been just sitting around either. Here’s what I’ve been up to.
It’s the last day of November which brings us to the last day of #bloglikecrazy, which is a challenge hosted every year by See Jane Write founder Javacia Harris Bowser. SJW is a blogging and writing group I’ve had the pleasure to be a part of almost since its founding nearly ten years ago. In…
I’m declaring today to be Orange Friday in an act of shameless self-promotion and sharing why it’s important to be your own best advocate.
Happy Thanksgiving, friends. I know this year’s holiday isn’t the one we all wanted or planned for, but it’s the one we have. And that leads me to the next two lessons I’ve learned in 2020. First, things can’t stay the same forever even as much as we want them to. Even in “normal” years,…
Y’all … there’s a slippery slope between missing blog posts and winding up with a yard full of junk cars.