Bad Drawings of My Bad Dreams | Self-Love Sunday #5

https://youtu.be/_8-SoCqplgA Today is Self-Love Sunday, a day that I talk about an issue related to self-growth, positivity or self-love. In this fifth installment, I introduce dream journaling as a way to deal with nightmares. We will have a little fun while I use watercolors to explain the ridiculous plots of my nightmares. To read a …

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It’s Never Too Late for Your First Tattoo

My 47-year-old ma Beth sat for her first tattoo today. We went to Lucky's Tattoo in Northampton, Mass to see an artist who has tattooed me twice before. I'll toss a link to his Instagram here so you can see the work he did on me seven months ago. Word of caution, NSFW. "I feel …

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Three Peaks and a Valley #8: Broadway

This series, Three Peaks and a Valley refers to three positive moments and one negative moment that happens during a twenty-four hour period of my life. When I’m feeling down, my mom tells me to remember one positive and one negative thing about the experience: a peak and a valley. Three Peaks and a Valley …

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LISTEN: Media Lab Podcast “As We Tell It”

LISTEN HERE In this fourth episode of the NEPR Media Lab podcast, Daniel Smith shares a personal testimony about his home life. Diamond Jimenez dedicates her feature piece "Blindness in Animation" to her sister Crystal who battles an eye disease that impairs her vision. We also invite you to meet a handful of our media …

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The Time I Joined Fifth Grade Band and Ruined Everything

I was a weird kid. After the dog shit waffle-stomp incident of fifth grade in which I caused a bio-hazard, shut down my elementary school for a day and ruined some formative years (As my sister remembers, "That's the day I realized there were bad people in the world") I decided I needed an outlet. …

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