When Infinite Roads Diverge in a Wood

By Samantha Solomon “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” This oft-quoted passage from Robert Frost’s famous poem, “The Road Not Taken,” appears on ‘congratulations’ cards and teen girls’ Tumblr posts in such an abundance, it’s hard to separate … Continue reading When Infinite Roads Diverge in a Wood

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The Importance of Spring Cleaning

By Samantha Solomon I’m crouched on all fours with my face shoved past the sliding doors of my closet, a beige carpet that desperately needs to be vacuumed, scratching my knees. My face red from pushing and shoving things around, I emerge victorious with a single, broken velvet hanger. This the face of “Spring Cleaning.” … Continue reading The Importance of Spring Cleaning

Introduction to the Generational Hauntings Series

Nymphs from the Crypt A scraping sound in the dark beckons you closer. A glowing jack-o-lantern is the only light in the room but it casts an evil grin. Impish shadows draw you near, whispering darkness into your ears. Tonight is not a night of lullabies, but a night for lucid legends. The voices get … Continue reading Introduction to the Generational Hauntings Series

Taking Action: Some Efforts We All Can Make

by Mariana Huben In the current political climate, it can be easy to find oneself feeling hopeless and powerless in the face of seemingly insurmountable hatred as it manifests in the rhetoric of our elected leaders and the actions of threatening groups of people.  While it is normal to experience fear in response to such overwhelming events, … Continue reading Taking Action: Some Efforts We All Can Make

The Fourth of July and Juneteenth: A Celebration of Liberty for All

If you’re in the United States on the 4th of July or if you encounter any Americans abroad, chances are you’ll get caught up in a sea of red, white and blue and a shower of fireworks. If there’s anything Americans love more than football, apple pie, and puppies, it’s a good barbecue with family … Continue reading The Fourth of July and Juneteenth: A Celebration of Liberty for All