After ten years of working in higher education, I decided to switch careers and get a job in industry. Here’s what I learned in the process.
What it’s Like to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine at a FEMA Site
We were in and out in under 45 minutes. My best friend and I, visiting the new FEMA site set up for mass vaccinations. Here’s what we learned.
Call for Submissions: “Hear Me Roar”
The Gloria Sirens feel there are stories that need to be amplified. We are seeking submissions of personal essay / memoir narratives between 200 and 300 words about a time you ‘took a risk to speak your truth to power.’
So You Want to Talk to Your Racist Loved One About #BLM? Here’s How.
Ten steps to help non-Black activists disrupt and diamante systematic racism through the power of conversation.
Allies, Calling Out Your Own Straightness During #Pride Isn’t Helping
Don’t say “I’m not queer, but I’m an ally.” One of the best things about June is how social media becomes a rainbow-covered confection for #Pride. Queer folk and allies alike celebrate […]
Experiencing the Black Hole Sun: 100% Totality in Columbia, SC
Experiencing a total solar eclipse has been the #1 item on my bucket list for over two decades. I wanted it so badly that the morning of August 21st, 2017, when I […]
Other Orlandos Anthology Released
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of celebrating the publication of an anthology I edited called Other Orlandos. This little book was championed by local independent literary publisher Burrow Press, and […]
The Great North American Total Solar Eclipse is Happening Soon–Are You Ready?
Watching a total solar eclipse has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. I circled the dates of North American Eclipses when I was still in grade […]
Finding the Productive Planning System that Works for You
Last we we talked about how to become a productive planner. This week we’ll chat about some of the planner systems available to help you sort through the clutter and make your […]
How to Be a Productive Planner in 10 Steps
This month, the Sirens are all about reflection and decluttering. The year 2017 is at its halfway mark, and many of us may be gearing up to start the new school year. […]