Daaaang, kids of America! What a day, right?! You did it! You have awakened a sleeping giant that’s been lurking beneath the surface of humankind for the last 300 years. Chances are you have *officially* been radicalized, and there’s no going back to the life you had before. Now you’re practically addicted to devouring as…… Continue reading #MarchForOurLives… and Beyond!
If you’ve landed on this page through Twitter, welcome to Jen Wallis World! It’s like Disneyland, only awful. Naaah – just kidding! Although my friends could vouch that I get more than my fair share of misfortunes. I’m willing to bet I’m not the only one who feels as though they’re living under a dark…… Continue reading Hi There!
Dear son, I can’t believe you’re going to turn 13 this year! In no time at all, you will be an adult. Ack! Part of me is stoked to see who you will become, and part of me wants to command thee to stop aging, because you’re awesome now just as you are! But…… Continue reading Mom’s Value Menu
Dear son, As you know, I firmly believe in making the best use of a bad situation, so I decided to use the time to write down some of those “life hacks” I’m always talking about. 1. Everything happens for reason, and it’s a good reason, and you don’t need to know what that reason…… Continue reading This, Too, Shall Pass
Dear Son, Hi boo! I finally broke down and bought some stationary for myself. Cards were getting pretty expensive. It’s really hard to find stationary anymore! Everyone is so used to texting and emailing – but there’s something about sitting down to write a letter that is so special. After all, this is how we’ve…… Continue reading On Finding Faith
I’m back! My 12 followers will be relieved to know that I haven’t disappeared from the earth entirely. I’ve gone through pretty rough patch these last couple of years. I became permanently disabled for my job as a railroader, discovered that there was no way I could survive in Seattle on a fixed income with…… Continue reading Letters To My Son
Steve Zeltzer lassoed me in the hallway for this interview from the 2014 Labor Notes Convention. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9fEqFEGGG8&t=1308s