Category Archives: Book of Me
In Review: 2022Leave a comment
December 31, 2022 by 8junebugs
1. What did you do in 2022 that you’d never done before?
Renewed and pursued a very, very long-deferred dream: I’ve nearly finished my first book.
In Review: 20211
January 3, 2022 by 8junebugs
1. What did you do in 2021 that you’d never done before?
Yes, really. I also didn’t drink until I was very nearly 21. I guess my early adoption tendencies just never extended to adult substances.
In Review: 2020Leave a comment
January 1, 2021 by 8junebugs
“Courage is inherent in all creatures; it is the quality that keeps them alive, because they endure. You can damage the creature, yes, and it may die…but as long as it lives and endures, each living part has as much courage as it can hold.”
Once you run in the water*Leave a comment
August 7, 2020 by 8junebugs
So I’m a single sculler now. For the foreseeable future, it’s just me, myself, and I on the water in …
One white journey to(ward) anti-racismLeave a comment
June 4, 2020 by 8junebugs
tl:dr: Trust Black people when they tell you about their lives.
If it would help you to see what that looked like for a white person you know, one raised to “not see color,” my story is here.
In review: 2019Leave a comment
January 1, 2020 by 8junebugs
1. What did you do in 2019 that you’d never done before? Dumped a small boat? Developed a bikini wax tolerance? …
In review: 2018Leave a comment
December 31, 2018 by 8junebugs
1. What did you do in 2018 that you’d never done before? Got a haircut that involves clippers. Also ran a Turkey …
A farewell letterLeave a comment
December 17, 2018 by 8junebugs
Dear uterus — We’ve been through a lot together, you and I. I mean, we’ve been together from the start, …
10 Motherless YearsLeave a comment
November 2, 2018 by 8junebugs
The Velocity of Loss1
September 12, 2018 by 8junebugs