Coming to Italia

The first thing they asked me was “who did you vote for?” I can only assume my host family is talking about the 2016 presidential election. It’s almost comforting to know that the rest of the world has not forgotten or gotten used to our president as quickly as we have in the United States….

All There Is: Part II

The narrative we have been fed is that humans are the strongest animal, destined to rule, but even we are inherently flawed. Our disposition is toward war; ¬†our greed is insurmountable. We play out this narrative because we are the sum of the stories we have been told. We put on a soldier costume and…