Ruminations on Race: Learning more about our Nation’s injustices

Since moving to Tennessee, we have had the opportunity to visit a number of sites honoring the history and complexity of racial issues that have faced, and continue to face, our country. We have conversed with many people whose families have lived for generations in the South, as well as made our own observations about … Continue reading Ruminations on Race: Learning more about our Nation’s injustices

Seattle vs. Memphis Vol. 3

Happy New Year y’all! To start off 2019 I thought I’d write another entry to point out some differences I’ve noticed whilst living here, versus my Northwest hometown. Although many of the examples in my previous posts more-or-less pointed out the obvious (but hopefully in a somewhat amusing way?), several of the following definitely surprised … Continue reading Seattle vs. Memphis Vol. 3

Seattle vs. Memphis: “subtle” differences, part deux

Having resided in the Mid-South here for a few more months I thought I’d add to my growing list of differences I’ve noticed between here and my hometown. I posted an initial entry in mid-July after only a few weeks of moving here. While those still apply (except thankfully we’ve moved past the miserable, hot, … Continue reading Seattle vs. Memphis: “subtle” differences, part deux