Here’s What I Learned

People are saying everything is going to be OK.  But here’s what I learned: I learned most people in our country are really, dangerously stupid. I don’t just mean

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You Are Not Your Title

This piece can also be found in my “Age Against the Machine” column for Jumble & Flow When people meet you, people inevitably ask you what you do.  Me,

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I Should Have Been Aborted

Lots of other adoptees pose for photos with all kinds of anti-abortion signs: “Adopted, Not Aborted.” “Conceived from Rape. I Love My Life.” “I was almost aborted. Thanks Mom!”

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But He Really Was Into Her

Janice Radway, one of my professors in college, was studying the behavior and meaning behind romance novels’ readership for her book, Reading the Romance.  Her research found that many

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