Category: Autobiography

Transcendence on the Metro (Essay at Fathom)

Last month, I had an essay published at Fathom Magazine for their “Transcendence” issue. It tells the story of an even that I initially thought was a coincidence, then came to conclude was a miracle. Here is how it begins: I decided, too late, that I wanted to go home. It was a cool fall … Continue reading Transcendence on the Metro (Essay at Fathom)

“The Empty Calendar” Essay at Fathom

I wrote an essay about how I have struggled with loneliness during this past year, and how I have attempted to push through that loneliness into solitude. I wanted to see if I could put words to my experience in a way that connected with what so many others are experiencing during the pandemic. The … Continue reading “The Empty Calendar” Essay at Fathom

I Need Friends. But I Have Friends. But I Need Friends!

According to Facebook, I have 457 friends. I am not the kind of person who will accept just any friend request, either. To be my friend on Facebook, I have to at least know you, or remember meeting you. I am Facebook friends with a few people (and if you are reading this: it’s not … Continue reading I Need Friends. But I Have Friends. But I Need Friends!