Illinois, Illinois

“Tell me about your corner of the world,” the hairdresser says. She yanks a comb through my hair, which is thick enough and wavy enough to flummox her. She’s already asked me if it’s natural, if I put anything in it, if I dye it. I’m not sure what she’s asking now. “Plainsboro?” I ask.Continue reading “Illinois, Illinois”

Blog Hop, or: Why I Listen to Carter Burwell’s True Grit on Repeat

Okay, so, a while ago this blog hop was going around, and going around. The extraordinary Sara Rauch tagged me; check out her blog. You may also be interested in reading the blog posts of fellow Pacific University grads Killian Czuba, Maisha Z. Johnson, and Kate Sheeran — these women and their work inspire me to make my workContinue reading “Blog Hop, or: Why I Listen to Carter Burwell’s True Grit on Repeat”