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The Secret to a Happy Marriage

January 24th, 2017|2 Comments

Photo by Tycho Atsma via Unsplash Can it really have taken me sixteen years to realize you can live in the same house with someone and still lose track of them? It's true. [...]

Driving a Transgender Sex Worker From Here to There #RidesharingConfessional

January 23rd, 2017|6 Comments

Photo by Himanshu Singh via Unsplash It's always a strange thing, picking someone up from a hotel late at night. Especially when they have their bags with them. Occasionally I'll get someone who [...]

When My Daughter Found a Crack Pipe in the Back Yard

January 19th, 2017|1 Comment

There is rich, dark earth under these streets. I know. I saw it myself when the machines dug up the asphalt, replacing the veins of this city. So we went out into the backyard all [...]

Friday Nights in the City #RidesharingConfessional

January 18th, 2017|1 Comment

These gray, January days give me a quiet sense of missing things, especially in the city, where the rain makes all the light run in watercolor shades and the shadows pull down the sun. I [...]

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