“The tough part about being healthy enough to hurt is that you hurt. So I need Jesus calling forth Lazarus. I need the grave clothes tucked in the corner for another time, because this time doesn’t feel like it should be the end.” This was a difficult column for me to write. Please feel free […]Read more "Big Mom on Grief"
“No one expected justice to come South in a Tiffany’s box.” Read here about the word that appeared on UVA’s Beta Bridge.Read more "Seeing for My Children"
Have you ever wanted to dive headlong into a hot bed of coals to avoid conversation? You just might be an introvert. Find out more here in my latest McSweeney’s column.Read more "Introverts Rule the World…from Caves"
You should vote for my column, Big Mom on Campus, to be the grand prize winner. Everyone likes grand prizes.Read more "Vote for Big Mom on Campus"
Check out my first column, Sexile is for Babies, on McSweeney’s.Read more "Sexile Column"
Hi Friends: I have some great news. For the next year, I will be writing a column called Big Mom on Campus: Raising Two Kids in a College Dorm for McSweeney’s. So I won’t be blogging here; I will be saving all my mom juices for that column. About twice a month, a new installment […]Read more "SweetMilks Takes a Long Walk on McSweeney’s Beach"
I didn’t want this post to be about my fear of Black people. Because if word gets out that I’m scared of Black people, Tavis Smiley and Cornel West will call and ask me to come on The Smiley & West Show on PRI so they can talk to me about internalized racism (which is […]Read more "Is Tyler Perry Hiring?"