And what the indigenous resistance in North Dakota means for Texas and a world wrapped in pipelines. At the Oceti Sakowin Camp, just outside the Standing Rock Native American Reservation […]
It was one of those Facebook reminders. “Three years ago today…” The time capsule I had unwittingly left myself was an enthusiastic message of wide-open spaces, creativity, optimism. It had […]
“Depression advances along a million unique tracks shrouded behind a gallery of distortions,” opens ‘After Depression,’ my new book about mental illness and the burgeoning world of magnet-based brain therapies. “It […]
Responding emotionally and honestly to the sometimes overwhelming challenges of our times takes an inevitable toll. Sometimes the psychological distress that builds inside us as our knowledge of the ramifications […]
I left my position as editor of the San Antonio Current at the end of last year. My reasoning for the move was manifold, but chiefly hinged on my inability […]
Besides my feature stories on food justice in San Antonio and the exploration of magnetic therapies targeting modern-day melancholy (“Rebooting Depression”), I’ve been blogging, blogging, blogging, daddy.
Depression is not the absence of light or an overwhelming surge of darkness. It is a blankness, a not seeing. It is a shelter from sight and from engagement in […]
A friend — I do have a few — was giving me the lowdown a couple months back. Yes, it came this direct: You know, architects don’t get depressed, reporters […]