Lorde’s “Ribs”: Exploring the Tragedy of Youth

This week, while watching Lorde’s Coachella performance, I was reminded of her stunning debut album, Pure Heroine. The album, which came out at the end of 2013, just as I turned 16, will forever remain as one of my favorites. Each song feels like a special puzzle piece. As these pieces fall into place, we uncover the…

Are we Living in a Bubble?

This week I attended a birthday dinner for one of my close friends. There were exactly ten of us; including two gay men, three vegetarians, and one vegan. The meal was completely vegan also.  We discussed the Trump presidency while we all sipped on red and white wine. Such a wonderful night, with wonderful company….