Running for the train

I decided to drive to the train station rather than bike today. I like my daily 20 minutes of cardio, but I was running a bit late. My phone said it would take 10 minutes. I had 20. I drove, letting one pop song play before the station started listing ways women could fight off […]

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Changing a flat on Father’s Day

On Father’s Day I caught a ride from a friend to knock on doors for a friend’s campaign. Unfortunately, her car got a flat tire. What happened next has everything to do with our fathers. We dug around in her trunk, found the winch, found the wrench, jerry-rigged a lever since the one in the […]

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Seeing Pieces of Myself in Surprising Places

I use Creative Commons on faith. It has been a part of my creative professional toolbox since I was 15 and spent the summer interning at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. I have argued for everyone from anti-trafficking organizations to major research universities to use it is as their standard rather than All Rights Reserved, and […]

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