Technology Gaps

As many of you know, I live in the city limits of Detroit. I experience the reality of income gaps, education gaps, and services gaps daily. One thing that has been on my mind a lot lately is the technology gap. TheĀ five kids that live below me acquired two new things this year. Television with…

Is AI ruining the future?

There has been a lot of talking the past few months about the implications of automation. Automation is inevitable, this is true. But, do we think it’s the most ethical thing to continue on this path knowing we are destroying so many future jobs? Elon Musk has this idea where we will all be given…

Jaws

The movie Jaws scared me as a pre-teen. It instilled in me an alarming fear of the ocean. I’ve been thinking about the movie a lot this week and how it makes me feel in relation to the chronic jaw pain I’ve been having. The sharks in Jaws can open their mouths so wide in…

Thera-versary

I recently hit the three year mark with my therapist. When I started therapy I swore that I would be done in two years. Funny thing, the way life has its own calendar. I like to pause and reflect when milestones like this hit. My therapist has done many, many things for me in the…

Magical Food

This evening was one of those moments where I was hungry but I wasn’t hungry. I opened the refrigerator. I opened the cupboard. I opened the refrigerator. I opened the cupboard. I did this five or six times hoping that something that piqued my fancy would magically show up. Alas, nothing did. Was I supposed…

Driving.

Earlier this week I had to drive to Ann Arbor (from Detroit) to speak at a conference. The weather quickly turned rough part way through the drive and I found myself going through low visibility snow with high wind. My car was being pushed from one side of the lane to the other. The car…

Wanderlust

The urge to travel is deep in my bones these days. I’ve opened Google Flights more times this week than I want to admit. The struggle with full-time employment is while you have a consistent paycheck, the rest of your life is squished into two days a week. I’m trying to figure out how to…