Will English IV: I’m Gonna Be Myself No Matter What
“I told her very early in the relationship, do you want to come down to Mexico with me? I’m thinking about, you know, going down for a while. She didn’t […]
Jason Miller: How Do I Stand Out In A Sea Of Mediocrity?
“I don’t like attention. I don’t like praise. It makes me very, very uncomfortable. But what I do like is if I’m very good at something, I do like inspiring […]
Lauren Hlavin: I’m So Glad I Listened To Myself
“I think I had been living for others for quite a long time. And so this decision to like, move and start to chase down and ask myself who I […]
Sarah Brooks: We Are All Worthy Of Great Things
“I feel like I truly untangled myself from professional identity in those four weeks away from work. I was really able to like, I don’t know, friends would ask me […]
Jill Felska: If You’re Not Learning, What’s The Point?
“I was taking these hip hop dance classes. And I was in this room with all these people who clearly danced when they were younger, which I did not in […]
Allie Siarto: Why Does It Have To Only Be A Dream?
“In the Midwest, the dead of winter, you’re just like, ugh, it’s winter. Let’s dream of other things! We were at the Children’s Museum, and I think my sister was […]
Paige Worthy: Let Go Of The Monkey Bars
“As we’re walking to the Metra for her to drop me off and send me back to the city. I noticed this stack of bracelets that she has on her […]
Tim Jahn: I Just Want To Pause
A few weeks ago, I texted my friend (and previous guest) Tracy Samantha Goodheart with a thought that had been swirling in my head recently: I think it’s time to […]
David Armano: They Want To See Your Humanity
David Armano experienced a major shock to his system in 2020 when he was unexpectedly laid off from his job due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That was on top of […]
Angelica Patlán: Is This Who I Am Or Who I Thought I Had To Be?
One day, Angelica Patlán asked herself: is this who I am or who I thought I was supposed to be? She realized who she thought she was supposed to be […]