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  • Shelfie - doorsixteen.com
    Life + Health

    Hey, how’s it going?

    So, it’s April. The year 2017, which, if you ask me, doesn’t even sound like a real year. It sounds like something from a science fiction movie about a futuristic world. In…

  • Obama 2008 - doorsixteen.com
    Life + Health

    Thanks, Obama.

    November 5, 2008: I keep this newspaper in a special box, along with a copy of the New York Times from the day of the first lunar landing. Today I’m keeping it…

  • Black Lives Matter - doorsixteen.com
    Life + Health

    BLACK LIVES MATTER.

    “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” —Desmond Tutu Another day, another black life lost at the hands of police. And I listen…

  • Forty years old - doorsixteen.com
    Life + Health, Places + Travels

    Forty.

    Last week, I turned 40 years old. Two weeks before that, my life changed. The past three weeks have been exciting, terrifying, and filled with emotion. Marking a fortieth birthday—a real milestone,…