Making Peace With Anger

Ashley Lande honestly

For most of my life, anger terrified me. I thought it was merely the midwife to violence, the blinding catalyst for every act of assault ever committed. It was too intense, too extroverted, too direct. I strenuously avoided it, and …

An Unlikely Friendship

Ashley Lande honestly

I stopped just shy of “dilapidated” when describing the house on the corner. The exterior looked as though it’d been threatening to shed its minted green paint for years, and the yard was more dog-trodden earth than green grass. Three …