2016.12.12 : the struggle of waking destroys the dreamer

Wasn’t the world supposed to end on this date four years ago?It feels like maybe it was working on it, and we weren’t paying attention.There’s snow on the ground and rain falling from the sky and winter is making its way across New England and I was less prepared for it than I expected. I’ve … Continue reading 2016.12.12 : the struggle of waking destroys the dreamer

Raising Hope; remembering that children need us, and we need them.

Last semester I raised my hand and class and said, "The thing about journalism is that even when you put it down, it's still real. With fiction, if it becomes unpleasant or difficult, you can shut the book, put it down, and put it out of your mind. You can't do that with journalism, it's … Continue reading Raising Hope; remembering that children need us, and we need them.