Human Parts
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Election 2020

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Past Is Prologue

Hundreds of years from now, how will the story of this time in the United States be told?

As a kid, road trips were marked by dog slobber and historical markers.

We had an ’83 Jeep Cherokee with no heat and no air conditioning. The winters were fine in that car, but the summers were pure hell. Oberon, our Great Dane, would lean his massive head over my…

This Is Us

The power is in asking what if, what if, and what if again

If 2020 has had a genre, it’s been speculative fiction. We have all become future-casters. We’ve gazed at the maps, done back-of-the-envelope calculations, and read the arcs of infection charts. Suddenly, we speak math as our native tongue. To experience 2020 in real time has been like watching a bad…

This Is Us

The beautiful world I am imagining has a place for you in it. Can you say the same about me?

Last night, election night, I stood on the precipice of today and embodied every inch of my being. There I was at the fence peering in at the White House while Beyoncé’s Freedom played behind me, wondering how many more moments I will get after this one. I wonder how…

Human Parts

A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

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