A letter from the editor

Working as a reporter – particularly in a culture/community in which I was not raised – has been the funniest, most interesting, rewarding and enlightening work I have ever had the opportunity to do.

How I met my mother

When I met my mother, I experienced the same kind of feeling I had as when I first laid eyes on my children. For me, it felt like the kind of love that fills you when you see your newborn baby for the very first time.

Tiny love story

New York Times writers Daniel Jones and Miya Lee asked for submissions of “tiny love stories” – love stories packed with emotion, written in 100 words or fewer. This is mine.

#metoo

Tomorrow, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hold a preliminary vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s lifetime appointment to the nation’s highest and most influential court. Should this vote happen as planned, the message to sexual assault victims in the era of the #metoo movement will be loud and clear – your voice doesn’t matter.