How to Accept Your Ignorance Gracefully

hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil

You’re ignorant. I know, it hurts to hear. I’m ignorant too. I’m not talking about not knowing when to use their or there, though. I’m talking about intersections of power and privilege. Our ignorance of lives other than our own. Our soul-deep, fundamental self-absorption, the kind every human–yes, even my …

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Why I Write: What Makes Thursday Tick

As a child, nothing appealed to me like reading. I played sports, mountain biked and trained horses, watched Hollywood classics like Bringing Up Baby alongside Terminator 2, and ran wild through the Texas countryside, but ultimately my only peace came when I curled up with a novel. In books, I could be who …

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