Introducing the Be School Podcast: A new project for 2019

Introducing the Be School Podcast: A new project for 2019

I remember the first time I heard a podcast. I was on a church trip. We were making our way back to Chicago from Memphis. My friend pulled out her bright green iPod, and we listened to This American Life. I’ve listened to podcasts almost every day since then....
#selfemployed2020

#selfemployed2020

If this were a Buzzfeed article, the title would read “Instagram Made Me Quit My Job.” But stories are seldom that simple, and this one is no exception. In fact, I had a hard time even defining a starting point for this story, so I chose to begin with an email...
#DearestFear, you’re not fooling me

#DearestFear, you’re not fooling me

Dearest fear, The more I get to know you, the more I get to know your other names. Some of them are obvious aliases. Imposter syndrome, for example, sounds every bit as menacing as you do. But it’s your more innocent names that are the most insidious.  Names like...
Prolific – an update

Prolific – an update

I started writing this update on a crowded blue line train, trying to reflect on four months into of prolific living while also attempting not to fall over. It was a balancing act not unlike the beginning of my year. In January, I approached everything with gusto,...