Mae Goes West – 7 years!

{^^^This was me the week I started the blog!} The seven year anniversary of this blog happened earlier this week. When I look back on where I was, how I was when I started this blog, I am in awe. This blog began as a travel blog because my dream job then was to be …

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Photo Friday

Last week, Malcolm and I took a road trip to Ouray with his mother. We traveled on the Million Dollar Highway, which with inflation, should be the Trillion Dollar Highway. The aspens burned yellow, ochre, deep red against the surrounding evergreens. I highly recommend a jaunt down the highway in mid-September which is the peak …

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Consider This: Colonialism in Grammar Police

I've written many times about my anti-racist work that I'm doing. Something that hit me hard in particular was the idea that English "proper grammar" is another aspect of colonialism, of white supremacy. This led to a combing through of memories that I've had about proper grammar and how many people I've corrected over the …

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