“Land of the quick fix. Land of consumption. Land of overwhelming opulence and sadness. Unhappiness masked by plastic smiles.”
“Welcome to Range, Washington, an inland island — a body of land surrounded by rivers on all sides — that’s half Snoquomish Indian Reservation, half small-town America, and 100% unbridled madness.” My 24th article for HuffPost, published in January 2016.
Elation about living semi-permanently somewhere gives way to depressed resignation since that somewhere is Florida.
From Trayvon Martin to Shaima Alawadi, walking while brown is dangerous business.
Why I cut my hair when someone I care about dies and a few other confessions about my life and American Monsters.