Portraits of wedded to be Continue reading Holy
Grateful for my sister and specifically the boundless gift of thoughtfulness she possesses. She knows I like figs And one day [after yet another long, hard day of work, I found a mysterious box that was super heavy waiting at my door. I stood there for a while before turning to unlock the door because I was trying to figure out what I forgot that I ordered. This is what I found: Photo looks like I uncovered dung, but this is actually a photo of treasure. a 10lb treasure, to be exact: “All that is gold does not glitter.” Continue reading Sisterly Gratitude
I couldn’t have dreamed of a better holiday weekend for this year. I am grateful for the close friends and family in my life; I am grateful for all they are and just as they are. I am grateful for … Continue reading Thanks Giving Week(s) 2019
Golden Retriever: “I can’t deal with stupid people at work” Lamb: “Practice mercy, compassion. I’ve lately been thinking Our work is a chance for us to practice becoming people who are kind, even when people don’t deserve it And every time we make a choice when it’s really darn hard to show mercy and patience We change And it will affect you when you stand before Christ And also who you are as a wife/a husband A mother/ a father A grandmother/ a grandfather A friend And aunt/ uncle I’m saying this not particularly towards you because I’ve been … Continue reading “I have always had a quarrel with this country not only about race, but about the standards by which it appears to live.” – James Baldwin
August 2019 Continue reading Jocelyn’s 28th Birthday Weekend
My dad and I didn’t talk for nearly two years when the divorce was officially about to come into action on the legal side. Prior to that, we barely saw each other, and it was complicated. I still remember the … Continue reading Visiting my Dad in Nashville for the first time.
My younger sister has a pretty severe wheat allergy and it’s been interesting to see her body not react negatively to any of the baguettes here and many of the other breads on offer. She is allergic to a specific … Continue reading On Wheat Allergies and Reactions to the Same Foods in the US and France
This photo is of Joanne and I wrapping up our last night together on campus at MIT. Joanne is studying for Midterms I was getting through the book I’m currently reading. We do a late night of independent reading and … Continue reading Visiting Jo in Cambridge
Morning reflections on entropy, inspired by a recent article I read in Farnam Street; “Truly understanding entropy leads to a radical change in the way we see the world. Ignorance of it is responsible for many of our biggest mistakes and failures. We cannot expect anything to stay the way we leave it. To maintain our health, relationships, careers, skills, knowledge, societies, and possessions requires never-ending effort and vigilance. Disorder is not a mistake; it is our default. Order is always artificial and temporary.” Continue reading Morning Reflections on Entropy with Coffee.
The main narrative this holiday– Thanksgiving 2018. Continue reading Fragile Humans
We both love France so much. It’s quite funny actually– like mother like daughter they say 🙂 We arrived at our intense loves for French culture independently, really. My mom as a high schooler loved studying French and French culture. … Continue reading Mom & I: South of France