Strength in Numbers: How it feels to be 54

In this series, “How it feels to be…” I interview humans at different ages and stages of life. Today I sit down with 54-year-old Eli who is just beginning her summer vacation from the public school system. The five and a half foot woman with dark shoulder length hair is a former ballerina who I've …

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Strength in Numbers: How it feels to be 13

In this series, “How it feels to be…” I talk to humans at different ages and points in their life. Today we talk to Zach, a 13-year-old soon-to-be eighth grader entering his local high school. Zach is tall and lanky, with tanned skin and hazel eyes--one greenish, one brownish. He loves to architect houses on …

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Strength in Numbers: How it feels to be 19

In this series, "How it feels to be..." I interview humans at different ages and stages of life. In this episode, I interview my 19-year-old sister about how it feels to be Alexa Morin. We are sitting across one another with puzzle pieces laid out on the table before us. Alexa is wearing a white …

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Strength in Numbers: How it feels to be 47

In this series, "How it feels to be..." I talk to humans at different ages and points in their life. In this first installment, I interview my 47-year-old mother Elizabeth Morin to see how it feels to be in her shoes. We are sitting on the back patio in the late Friday afternoon sun. My …

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