A Little Mixed-Race Girl at the Swimming Pool

A Little Mixed-Race Girl at the Swimming Pool

A Little Girl in a Pool Reading time: 3 minutes As I’m writing this, I’m thinking about going swimming at Colman Pool in the evening, which will be Saturday evening by the time you read this. And it reminded me of this one time I went swimming at the Meredith Mathews...
My Black Friend wants to go Camping with Me

My Black Friend wants to go Camping with Me

Kyle didn’t take any photos of me building the fire, but here’s one of me flying a kite on the beach. Reading time: 4 minutes Black people famously – stereotypically – don’t like to go camping. But my friend Dominica said, she actually said, that she wants...
I Wish I had a Really Big Garden

I Wish I had a Really Big Garden

Reading time: 3 minutes Do you have a garden? Do you like it? Someday, I would love to have a really big garden and raise a lot of food for me and Kyle to eat. I read all these memoirs about people becoming farmers, or feeding themselves from their backyard vegetable...
Enticing my Black Husband to go Camping Again

Enticing my Black Husband to go Camping Again

Kyle taking photos at Lake Wenatchee Reading time: 3 minutes Kyle intended to only ever go camping with me once. I did get him to go camping a second time last year. But how did I get him to go a third time? I got him to go camping a third time by telling him that I...

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