Tag: friendship

  • Conversation No. 55 – Talking With Shanai

    Conversation No. 55 – Talking With Shanai

    Shanai is from Brooklyn, New York, where she was living at the time of her interview. Her days were spent “working as a manager at a medical practice.”

  • Conversation No. 46 – Talking with Erin

    Conversation No. 46 – Talking with Erin

    In our 46th conversation, we’re speaking with Erin. She’s from Brooklyn, NY and currently lives there.

  • Conversation No. 39 – Talking with Chelsea

    Conversation No. 39 – Talking with Chelsea

    Chelsea was born in Haiti, grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and was living in Brooklyn at the time of her interview. Her days were spent “working as a college advisor at a nonprofit, reading a lot, meditating, practicing yoga, and trying to find ways to be better and keep…

  • Thank You For Being Here

    Thank You For Being Here

    Over the weekend, while eating breakfast at my favorite diner, I saw two elderly women rise up from their seats in the booth next to me and embrace each other in an extended hug while saying those words to each other.

  • 18 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 18…18 Years Ago

    18 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 18…18 Years Ago

    It’s been 18 years since I was 18…

  • Friendly Fire

    Friendly Fire

    How to argue with the people you love…and the with the people you need.

  • Conversation No. 6 – Maya

    Conversation No. 6 – Maya

    Maya is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has lived in Chicago, Illinois “for the majority of my life.” At the time of her interview, Maya was still living in Chicago and was spending her days “trying to figure out precisely what it is I want to be when I grow up.”