December 18, 2016

Conclusion

Dear Shoshana, 

       

This project has ignited many fires in my soul, illuminating so many corners left unseen. Now my tree of life is in full technicolor as opposed to sepia. The work is not nearly close to finished in it's un...

December 18, 2016

The dis-Advantage of Being Colorblind

I look at these pictures of my paternal grandparents with a new sort of lens. Their presenting lives - though by no means without those most subtly painful and mystifying aspects of human existence - are nevertheless marked by a fr...

December 13, 2016

ADD and Corporal Punishment

         When I was in fifth grade I had been on Ritalin for a year or so after they had diagnosed me with ADD at the end of third grade. I was inattentive in class, couldn't communicate linearly when questioned, and didn't seem to notice tha...

December 13, 2016

Children Listen


          I was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas to a raised Baptist mother and a raised Episcopalian father (who had apparently converted to Mormonism for a few years in his late twenties before I was born). From three years old, I was in Sunda...

December 9, 2016

In My Dreams I Flee

         Below is a sketch inspired by the the Hays' ADDRESSING Model (Hays 2008). The sketch depicts my Irish roots, 90's childhood, Southern Christian Upbringing, and artistic inclinations. I also explore those factors...

December 9, 2016

         In this Ethnobiography, I sought to explore the following questions:  How might I be perceived through the lens of individuals from differing sociocultural backgrounds? ANOTHER ONE PUT. and How does my relationship to spirituality or a higher power affect my d...

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