Successes and Accomplishments Amid the Absurdity of 2020

Pride is a sin, I know. My great-grandmother reminded me of that all the time. Anytime I get ready to feel the tiniest bit proud of something, I shrink back and say, “No, it’s okay if I don’t say anything.” This year has been ridiculously absurd and strange, like some alternate reality or prequel to … More Successes and Accomplishments Amid the Absurdity of 2020

Quarantine Chronicles #11 – Nitashia Johnson, Artist/Graphic Designer

This is the eleventh part in a series of images and interviews about how life has changed (or not) during the COVID-19 quarantine. The purpose is to show how we’re all in this together and we’re not all that dissimilar. Nitashia Johnson is a photographer, artist, graphic designer, and a fresh voice for the Black … More Quarantine Chronicles #11 – Nitashia Johnson, Artist/Graphic Designer

Quarantine Chronicles #10 – Amanda Mayeaux, Professor/Educator

This is the tenth part in a series of images and interviews about how life has changed (or not) during the COVID-19 quarantine. The purpose is to show how we’re all in this together and we’re not all that dissimilar. Amanda Mayeaux is a great friend of mine and brilliant educator. She spends her time … More Quarantine Chronicles #10 – Amanda Mayeaux, Professor/Educator

Quarantine Chronicles #9 – Jenn Tormo, Editor 225 Magazine

This is the ninth part in a series of images and interviews about how life has changed (or not) during the COVID-19 quarantine. The purpose is to show how we’re all in this together and we’re not all that dissimilar. Jenn Tormo is the editor of 225 Magazine in Baton Rouge. They’re known for their … More Quarantine Chronicles #9 – Jenn Tormo, Editor 225 Magazine

Quarantine Chronicles #8 – Valerie Comeaux, Educator

This is the eighth part in a series of images and interviews about how life has changed (or not) during the COVID-19 quarantine. The purpose is to show how we’re all in this together and we’re not all that dissimilar. Dr. Valerie Comeaux is an expert educator and my friend. We have been compatriots in … More Quarantine Chronicles #8 – Valerie Comeaux, Educator

Quarantine Chronicles #6 – Lizzy Dupont, OB/GYN Resident

This is the sixth part in a series of images and interviews about how life has changed (or not) during the COVID-19 quarantine. The purpose is to show how we’re all in this together and we’re not all that dissimilar. Elizabeth “Lizzy” Dupont is a resident in obstetrics and gynecology at a hospital in Boston, … More Quarantine Chronicles #6 – Lizzy Dupont, OB/GYN Resident

Quarantine Chronicles #4 – Keisha Sykes, Medicare Broker

This is the fourth part in a series of images and interviews about how life has changed (or not) during the COVID-19 quarantine. The purpose is to show how we’re all in this together and we’re not all that dissimilar. Keisha Sykes and I attended school together – kindergarten through 12th grade – in a … More Quarantine Chronicles #4 – Keisha Sykes, Medicare Broker