On Sugar and Shitholes

Lately, it’s been difficult for me to imagine a “shithole country” as anything other than one that would elect Donald Trump as president. This news cycle has been little more than another reminder that xenophobia is still status quo in the US, as it has been since its inception. Before the amnesia kicks in and … Continue reading On Sugar and Shitholes

On Stone Fences to Nowhere

In December, I had the opportunity to visit a friend in Ireland and took advantage of the trip to check off a big Bucket List item: visiting the Cliffs of Moher. I'd wanted to go ever since I was a child. I was pleasantly surprised that our guide gave us a lot of historical information … Continue reading On Stone Fences to Nowhere