The Longread

We’ve heard the stories coming out of Texas and Florida but don’t forget the islands. Here’s a first-person account from Emmalexis Velasquez, living on the Dutch side of St. Martin. The entire island of Barbuda has been evacuated as well, around 1,800 people gone. We have to do more to erase the stigma of having […]

The Longread

Here is the New Yorker’s take on that all-female “Lord of the Flies” movie. I read through all six of these articles at work today and then subscribed to the LA Times. Yesterday my co-worker asked what happens to prisoners during hurricanes. Today we found the answer. Meanwhile, a look into domestic violence across the […]

But how is married life?

The inquires started the day after our wedding. My husband and I were at a brunch party for our out-of-town friends and families celebrating our new union. “But how is married life?” People asked. We had been married for less than a day. On the drive to the venue, we teased each other, maybe we’re […]