The Musings of Two Long-Time Friends

Category: Rachel

Part 2: White Fragility in The Hate U Give: The Racist Joke

Part 2: White Fragility in The Hate U Give: The Racist Joke

This post will examine Hailey, one of Starr’s friends who displays racially problematic behavior throughout the book and demonstrates white fragility clearly. In one moment in the story, the teenagers observe a basketball game and joke about their “food babies” after a hefty lunch of […]

Part 1: White Fragility in The Hate U Give

Part 1: White Fragility in The Hate U Give

Walking selfie!  This summer, I made a commitment to walking 3-4 miles a day for fitness. I live in a house with four other people who all do Crossfit, but that’s not really my speed. (It’s not only hard as hell, but it’s also a […]

About the Authors!

About the Authors!

Hello and welcome! This blog will be about many things – from traveling the world to a warm bowl of mac’n’cheese on the couch, in yoga pants, watching Netflix. We are writers, teachers, foodies…   But the core of this blog is truly the friendship […]

Royal Wedding: Dinner Party

Royal Wedding: Dinner Party

So here we are, back in Jordan! What began as a business connection with the princess of Jordan blossomed into a friendship and – blow my mind, omg – we ended up invited to a royal wedding! We arrived in capital city Amman at 5am, […]

Adventures in Jordan: Baptism Site and Dead Sea

Adventures in Jordan: Baptism Site and Dead Sea

Jordan! In the wake of Hurricane Irma, my husband, Dido, and I lit off on an adventure to the Middle East for the first time. Dido is a mindfulness trainer – he travels all over, teaching teachers about neuroscience, how to meditate, and use positivity […]