Biracial woman. Transracial adoptee. Mom. Wife. Millennial. Suburbanite. Lawyer. Runner. CA transplant. Critical thinker. Casual observer. All fair game here.

FINDING GRATITUDE IN 2020

Reflections on race and equality as I raise my toddler

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My son, then 18 months, and me (September 2019).


FINDING GRATITUDE IN 2020

Celebrating my family’s friendship with our beloved neighbor

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Barry (far right) with my family at my college graduation in 2007.


A conversation with my sister on her perspective as the only white sibling in our family of transracial adoptees

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Author Photo


An incidence of racism from twenty years ago that still haunts me today — because of what happened as well as my response to it.

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Photo by Ralph Rabago from Pexels


An open letter to the Silicon Valley geniuses behind the algorithm.

The Getamusing Cry Baby

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A peek into my lifelong history of obsessive, intrusive, and often illogical thoughts and fears

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Photo by Pop & Zebra on Unsplash


It’s real. It’s different. And that’s okay.

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Sister’s wedding (2015). From L to R: Brother #1, Brother #4, me, Sister-in-Law, Sister, Dad, Mom, Brother #2, Brother #3.


I spent three years at the (mostly White) institution known for producing renowned leaders — but I focused on being a follower

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Students working in Langdell Hall Library on the campus of Harvard Law School in Cambridge, MA. Photo: Brooks Kraft/Getty Images


TLDR: Heads up, our baby’s dirty diapers could be coming your way.

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Photo by Anamul Rezwan from Pexels


Brought to you from the grocery store checkout line.

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Photo by Bernard Hermant on Unsplash

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