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9/11

culture nyc

fifteen ways nyc teaches me how to live

fifteen years ago today, i was a mere 26 years old. i worked as a special education teacher in asheville, north carolina. i was married to my ex-husband. and i had just been offered a job at a church in a nearby small mountain…

11 Sep 2016
culture photography

ten on ten :: september 2015

hello + happy friday! it’s september 11th, as you all know. and it’s a day that will always be a somber one for americans and many others around the world. i always, always pause for a moment to reflect on that horrible morning in 2001…

11 Sep 2015
nyc travel usa

nyc: the people of new york city (day 3)

“but i always felt free in [new york city]. i found safety in its enclosures. the city let me relax into being myself. being who i am in new york didn’t feel like an action i took – it just felt like living.” –…

3 Jun 2014
culture nyc

it’s been 10 years.

ten years ago today i was standing in my classroom teaching a lesson on something to my special 6-8th grade students. a fellow teacher walked by my door and told me that something had happened in NYC so i should turn on my tv.…

11 Sep 2011