Fearless Girl statue

The True Enemy of the ‘Fearless Girl’

There’s a wonderful new piece of art in New York City. Facing off with the Charging Bull statue near Wall Street is the new Fearless Girl. You may have seen … Continue Reading →


Silence as Consent in a Democracy

Surrounding the inauguration of our current president, there were many articles circulating about how folks can reduce political burnout by focusing on one or two key issues. This would prevent being burdened … Continue Reading →


Tell Me Why You Aren’t An Ignorant Coward

Of all the things that Trump promised to do, what he actually did last night is the one that gives me the most pain. The fact that some people I … Continue Reading →


Before the EPA, We Had Rivers on Fire

In college, I took a class called “Environmental History of America,” which was one of my favorite college courses. There is a lot that I learned, about the general way … Continue Reading →


Why I’m Not Marching

Today, I am not marching in DC. While I normally love an event with liberal-minded people in large crowds, I just couldn’t get myself to go to the Women’s March … Continue Reading →


Civility To Encourage Understanding

Right now, America feels incredibly divided. When it comes to everyday discussions, I see two different roads that people can take: Accept that everybody believes what they believe and that … Continue Reading →


In Defense of Bureaucracy

The day after Trump was elected, somebody I know shrugged it off and said “Oh, all those things he promised won’t happen, because the system protects itself.” Usually, this would … Continue Reading →


Philadelphia – History, Food, and Christmas Market

Where I am, in New Jersey, I can drive ten minutes and hop on a train to New York. With so much to see in New York, I forgot that … Continue Reading →


Foraging For Cider

Ever since I met my friend, Dale, he has talked about his family’s property in the mountains, where we should all go to pick apples and make cider one fall. … Continue Reading →


Five Dollars on Number Three

I’ve been to a horse race before. In 2014, I drove to the Belmont to see California Chrome win the Triple Crown. I was very prepared, showing up in a dress … Continue Reading →