Category Archives: Obstacles

The Forty-Hour Week

Last fall, my commitment to “saving the world” shifted from 24/7 to 9-5.  The short story is that I graduated and got a job.  And then there’s the long story. September in the mid-‘90s.  On Back To School morning, Daddy … Continue reading

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Healthy Activism

I had been struggling with what it meant to be an activist (or what the term even means) for a while before my health knocked me on my ass. My junior year of college, I spent the fall in a program … Continue reading

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