Not Quite Half-Full

My glass gets emptier and emptier by the day. Caution remains, a constant companion. But my optimism has been misplaced. It is harder and harder to find

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Working Mothers Still Aren’t Okay

For working mothers to continue to have careers or be able to move back into the workforce, employers must recognize the pandemic’s toll on women. Working mothers aren’t okay. I know I’m not.

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Wrenches at Your Insides

When I try to conjure images of what writing a memoir is like, I tend to come back to vivisection, the process of performing operations on live animals for research.

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Hitting the Wall

Unfortunately, this wall was one that I’m familiar with and desperately try to avoid. The particular wall was depression, a disorder that I can never quite escape.

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A Kind of Fairy Tale

She knew that she was bringing her life to bear on the stories. That she was placing her own burdens heavily on these fairy tales. That if the stories could bear the weight of her life, then maybe she could, too.

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Anger Within

Published in Women in Higher Education on Sept. 30, 2020: I feel like my insides are on fire too. But the fire that burns inside of me is anger and overwhelming fury.  

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Taking Care

Published in The National Teaching and Learning Forum on Sept. 1, 2020: Treating each other with care, respect and understanding was more important than sticking to a previous schedule or assignments that no longer worked in remote classrooms.  

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