My Beautiful Obsession, Chapter Thirteen, part two

I squirm. Am I supposed to be making conversation with Carter? Lark didn’t, before. I guess I just sit here in silence, even though it feels uncomfortably impolite to do so. But what else can I do? Acquiescing, I lean back, and close my eyes, attempting to relax and enjoy the experience. The smooth ride,…

Rethinking Call Outs, part four: cultural appropriation

Onward! We were talking about terms, so if you haven’t read previous installments, please do that first before we look at our latest heap of thoughts, ideas, words, and actions to parse. And how timely is this, what with the recent stories of Ariana Grande and her messed-up tattoo(s) and the discussions that lead to?…