Ultimately, we’re not passive recipients of love or happiness. In so many ways we’re taught to sit back and wait for love, wait for happiness, wait for satisfaction to find us when that’s not how it works at all. We ourselves are the active participants in the promotion or prevention of our own lives.” My 27th article for HuffPost, published in Feb 2016.
How both trauma and Third Culture Kid-ness fragment one’s personality.
Elation about living semi-permanently somewhere gives way to depressed resignation since that somewhere is Florida.
Reflections on gun violence in America as this most awful 2012 comes to a close.
A bit of flash (non) fiction that originally appeared on E. Victoria Flynn’s Roadside Attractions collection.