Month: May 2021

down the road now

  Even in Kyoto— hearing the cuckoo’s cry— I long for Kyoto. ~Matsuo Bashō (trans. Robert Hass) To me, there’s no better place, but people

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the words remembered

Five years ago, my child let me know he was transgender. The words he used were, “I have gender dysphoria.” He had already known for

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flight plan

If bringing a new baby home is parenting basecamp, a swirling chaotic celebration, the first flashes of a million photos, instant inclusion in a village

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Tulum & I

Listening to waves crashing on the beach may be one of the most therapeutic natural sounds on earth. The rush of water towards the shore

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mourning sun

For over 12,045 nights, I went to bed as his girlfriend or wife. Until the 12,046th night, when I didn’t. This morning, I woke up

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you’ll love her

Dominique Bañas just shines. I don’t even want to tell you what she’s wearing in the first photo I saw of her, because women are

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notes from Spain

With pandemic restrictions lifting, it feels like we all have long lists of bucket-list destinations to tackle. FUTURE LYNN contributor Alexandra Porter and I were

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fall skincare: your rundown

It’s that time of the year again. Fall leaves swirl about my feet and I pull my thick, cozy sweaters out of the back of

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