and i don t feel like there s some reckoning where you hear people say my parents were supporters of violent a
@staceyNYCDC And I don't feel like there's some reckoning where you hear people say, "My parents were supporters of violent attacks on civil rights workers. " It's like it vanished from polite conversation.
i have been so impressed by this podcast and i was thinking exactly this just last week while listening i thou
@staceyNYCDC I have been so impressed by this podcast, and I was thinking exactly this just last week. While listening, I thought, "The people who did these things, the worst of these things, beating and shooting people? Even if they're dead, kids they raised are alive and voting. "
one of the events that inspired evvie drake starts over was a time when i got extremely lost in the fog at nig
One of the events that inspired EVVIE DRAKE STARTS OVER was a time when I got extremely lost in the fog at night in Maine and pulled over in the parking lot of a fire station to look at my map. A man came out and was suddenly magically at the window. I showed him the map.
please please don t be the person who lectures that if you take a moment to enjoy anything you ve apparently f
Please, please don't be the person who lectures that if you take a moment to enjoy anything, you've apparently forgotten all the pain in the world. All joy takes place at the same time as all tragedy. If you've ever had fun, you've done it while people suffer. It's not a contest.
make sure you re not clenching your teeth see if you can drop your shoulders from up by your ears take a coupl
Make sure you're not clenching your teeth. See if you can drop your shoulders from up by your ears. Take a couple deep and slow breaths. Wiggle your toes. If closing your eyes makes you dizzy, you need a break. (A few tips from many anxiety years.)
to all of you struggling take care of yourself go somewhere quiet see a movie meditate tell someone you trust
To all of you struggling: Take care of yourself. Go somewhere quiet. See a movie. Meditate. Tell someone you trust that you need them to give you a hug and not ask you why. Go home; mental health counts as health for going home sick purposes. Talk if you need. You're important.
i want to address something jimmy kimmel says here comedy is very democratic the people who are great rise to
I want to address something Jimmy Kimmel says here. "Comedy is very democratic. The people who are great, rise to the top; the people who are good, rise to the middle; and the people who aren’t good, don’t make it."
i think sometimes about the size of a library full of the books that weren t written the movies and shows that
I think sometimes about the size of a library full of the books that weren't written, the movies and shows that weren't made, the music that was never played because of the way marginalized and vulnerable creative people were treated.