We are currently living through a historical crux. A pivotal time that will redefine our nation for generations to come. As an undergrad, I studied 20th-century history. I studied Lennon, Marx, Stalin, Mussolini, Hitler, Roosevelt, Hoover, Eisenhower and many other pivotal men. Men. I studied how men with low self-esteem called upon their inner Napoleon to … Continue reading Battle Cry
An old Chinese curse laments: may you live in interesting times One week ago today I was in Washington D.C. marching with family. Wrapped in the arms of strangers, we walked, we talked, we laughed, we chanted, we cried, and we cared for one another. I have never felt so at peace, so safe, and … Continue reading The Women’s March on Washington: One Week Later
When I started working professionally as a writer, just over four years ago, I was elated. I finally found myself in a place where I could pursue what I love to do, and as a job no less. It didn’t take long, however, to see the downside of such a public career path: the amount … Continue reading We Need to Start Standing Up for Artists, Here’s Why . . .
It’s snowing so peacefully today, I couldn’t resist utilizing my lunch break to get outside and take some pictures. Strolling around my neighborhood in wintery silence is just what I needed; a little bit of beauty to help balance out my emotional scales. May the stillness of winter bring you peace and balance. Cheer, Amy
This past fall (September to be exact), my husband and I celebrated our 8-year wedding anniversary. Although we have been together over a decade, the most lesson-learning has occurred in our matrimonial years. I know in the grand scheme of life 8 years isn’t long. But when I think about how society has increasingly begun to view … Continue reading What 8 Years of Marriage Has Taught me About Relationships