"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
hoffman-stealAngela Davis

They were anything but silent.


As a kid, my upbringing pulled me in divergent directions: on my mother’s side, an urban technophile Jewishness (inspired, in part by her own lack of nostalgia for her childhood on a chicken farm) and on my stepfather’s, a hardy German-American naturalism. There were aspects of this I loved (hiking, fishing), hated (gardening), and was […]