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Writer, editor, poet, and visual artist based in the PNW. Founder of The Blossoms (medium.com/the-blossoms).

Why I moved to Korea for two years and waited to write about it

Cherry trees bloom in front of a pagoda. Tall apartment buildings can be seen in the distance.
Cherry trees bloom in front of a pagoda. Tall apartment buildings can be seen in the distance.
Cherry blossoms at Busan Citizens Park, 2019 (photo is author’s own)


The GOP is reaching further than ever

Joe Biden talks to campaign staffers on an Amtrak train in Cleveland, OH during his Build Back Better Express Tour.
Joe Biden talks to campaign staffers on an Amtrak train in Cleveland, OH during his Build Back Better Express Tour.
Photo by Adam Schultz / Biden for President on Flickr


Somebody alert the Supreme Court to these crimes against America.

Senator Marsha Blackburn speaks at a podium at CPAC 2016.
Senator Marsha Blackburn speaks at a podium at CPAC 2016.
Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN). Photo by Gage Skidmore on Flickr


At some point, we all must question if we’re simply regurgitating our parents’ political views.

An adult elephant nudges a baby elephant towards a watering hole. Rays of light are shining through the trees.
An adult elephant nudges a baby elephant towards a watering hole. Rays of light are shining through the trees.
Image by Comfreak from Pixabay


You might be kidding yourself, but you’re not fooling anyone else.

A manipulated photograph caricature of President Donald Trump giving a thumbs up sign against a gray gradient background.
A manipulated photograph caricature of President Donald Trump giving a thumbs up sign against a gray gradient background.
Caricature of Donald Trump by DonkeyHotey on Flickr.

1. Equality


The highest court in the land is too powerful and too politicized, but it doesn’t have to be this way.

The United States Supreme Court building is photographed from below, showcasing its Greek architecture.
The United States Supreme Court building is photographed from below, showcasing its Greek architecture.
The United States Supreme Court. Image by Mark Thomas from Pixabay


If 100 companies are responsible for 71% of greenhouse gas emissions, should you still make an effort to live sustainably?

Smokestacks at an oil refinery release harmful greenhouse gases into a dreary gray sky.
Smokestacks at an oil refinery release harmful greenhouse gases into a dreary gray sky.
Photo by Patrick Hendry on Unsplash


After Bernie Sanders dropped out of the race, I swore I’d never vote for Joe. Here’s why I changed my mind.

Photo by Morning Brew on Unsplash

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