I am many things — the most vulnerable is writer

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Pic by author


Don’t confuse purchasing stuff for the actual work

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(Tijuana Drndarski via Unsplash)

This sweater says I’m empathetic, so I must be, right?


As an introvert and mother, I consider how much alone time I really need. It’s more than I ever thought.

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Photo by Chris Jarvis on Unsplash


But not for the democracy he violated

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Photo by Andy Feliciotti on Unsplash


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Photo by Zachary Kadolph on Unsplash


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A letter to my 18-year-old cousin

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Photo by Hannah Olinger on Unsplash

1. Find different news sources


Marquette, Michigan

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Author with son at Black Rocks, Marquette, MI


Before it’s too late — again

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Photo by Jose Alonso on Unsplash


Listen to the beat and you won’t go wrong

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Alaina Ruth

feminist, avid reader, human being trying to make sense of the world Email: writemelove23@gmail.com Twitter: @peninsuladetail

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