Category: Things I write

World news … tomorrow, maybe?

The morning of July 20, 2012, my boss called and woke me up. “Candace, there’s been a shooting,” he began. I immediately thought he meant at our office or the Seattle office. “At a movie theater in Colorado,” he continued. Now I was wondering why he called to tell me that. Oh, right, because we’re…

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Bring back that excited feeling

“Are you feeling excited about anything?” Navani asked me the other night when we were texting. As I mentioned, I was feeling blue about a number of things, capping the night off with learning that my Papa had died. At that moment, no, I couldn’t think of one thing I was excited about. Thankfully, as…

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This is a no-stress zone

I’ve been so stressed this week. Like, sick-to-my-stomach, I’ve-developed-a-rash stressed. Why? Oh, I just quit my job, my boss was in town (he’s a good boss, for the record) during another intense news cycle while the how-tos of my job change daily (sometimes hourly), so I constantly wonder if I’m doing things right or if…

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What’s your secret passion?

In my last post, I asked what you would keep doing if no one was watching. Today I have another question. What would you try, if no one was watching? Don’t be shy, it’s OK to tell us in the comments. There’s no judgment. We’re all friends here on the internet. I’ll start us off.…

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