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Michelle Junot is a writer, designer and copy editor in Baltimore, Maryland. She is the author of Notes From My Phone* as well as and the floor was always lava.

Sept. 11 Reflection – Remembering to Remember

I sat down about an hour ago to commit all my feelings about September 11 to paper. I tried to explain the ways that this day has shaped my life and my anxieties and my fears and grief. I made a real attempt at organizing the ways my understanding of this day has changed and ...

A Long Goodbye

Today is a day when I wish words were enough to untangle all that has me wrapped in grief. As one of the youngest cousins out of the two plus dozen, I don’t have the same memories as all the older kids who stayed with maw in the nursery and elementary days. I don’t have ...

New Adventures Await

Sometimes, the next step in life is hard. Sometimes it feels really scary…But it’s still the next step, and you still have to take it.