Reflections

What is Abuse?

This post may be triggering for some. I honestly have no idea where to even begin this post. I feel a little like I'm forcing it--well I definitely am. I keep navigating away from this, probably so I don't have to slow down and process, integrate. What's up in my...

What I Know About Myself

When I read this title, I kind of chuckle to myself. It's a funny story, what I know about myself. The truth is I spent the first 25ish years of my life knowing very little about myself. I moved around a ton, and as a result I played it safe a lot. I never developed...

Reflections on Montessori Education

I find it fascinating that I have ended up in work that is based entirely on very young children, despite a lifetime of having a general indifference toward them. One of my (many) jobs is at a Montessori school, in the infant-toddler room. While I have never...

Benefits of Homelessness

Mid-way through 2014, I found myself homeless. Not like sleeping in a park homeless, but living off the kindness of friends, couch surfing for short periods of time to avoid any one friend becoming too annoyed with me. Dude, that shit sucks. I can't even begin to tell...