A ‘Personal Manifesto’ revisited

Explore the intersection of human society and (not or) the environment. Ask questions. Ask for opinions. Ask, even when I think I know the answers. Document through visuals. Experiment through creativity. Convey through words. Remain domestic, even when it may be tempting to look (or flee) abroad. Understand perspectives. Challenge my own. Influence consciousness. Inspire action. …

The Body of Our Dream

A career-quest analogy from the coffee-table of Bethany & Kate¹ There we were. Two souls lost and confused, blinking past another round of midterm exams and blinking back tears of frustration. We were lost, again. But were we? The basic bone structure of our dreams was still unbelievably intact, still standing after countless flights across oceans …

Bodies break. Bodies heal.

"I would say, 2-to-3," she said, giving my leg another once-over. "Months?" I squeaked out, imaging another 8 weeks like the last, resigned to physical therapy sessions every Wednesday and longingly looking out at the bike-path throughout the remainder of spring semester. "Oh no, weeks! I'd say you could be running in 2-to-3 weeks." Relief …