“Write the tale that scares you, that makes you feel uncertain, that isn’t comfortable. I dare you. In a world that entices us to browse the lives of o…
Two weeks ago, Meg Conley wrote an essay in Slate about a paramilitary raid she went on with Operation Underground Railroad. OUR is an organization of …
During my Instagram hiatus, I’ve been thinking a lot about my relationship with networked technologies. Don’t worry, I’m not about to rehash boring tak…
No less than three times this winter, friends suggested I buy a therapeutic light box for seasonal affective disorder. But I didn’t. Something about wa…
You, my friends, are the real ones. THE GEMINI MIND SUBSCRIBERS. Many of you have been with me since ye olde blogge, The Lady Doth Protest Too Much, an…
Two days ago the Mormon prophet, Russell M. Nelson, released a special message for the Church. “As a doctor, I know the value of good therapy. So, dear…
Tap, tap, tap. Is this thing on?! 🎤 My stress response to 2020 has been avoiding things I like to do. There is a strange masochism in shaking your fir…
Washington: Gentlemen, thank you for attending this meeting on such short notice. It has come to my attention that our presence on Mt. Rushmore has bec…
“As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into an enormous insect.” Every cloud was weighted with w…
Because calls to action shouldn’t be buried at the bottom of a page: You can call the mayor of Minneapolis, Jacob Frey, at (612) 673-2100 to demand jus…
It took me weeks to cry in quarantine. Those early days were rife with confusion and worry. We cancelled plans as the curve crept up. There was no time…
Neil Gaiman is one of my favorite writers. Last year, over many runs through Central Park, I worked my way through his MasterClass on the art of storyt…