Alexandra Greenspan

Dolly and Shimmer

On this day last year, my kitten Dolly passed away. She had a seizure right in front of me and I was powerless to help. The little creature had less than a year in this world, and much of it was spent hiding under couches, only slowly becoming comfortable with...

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How The World Turned Upside Down

In the theater world, the hit Broadway musical Hamilton is sold out until 2017. In the San Francisco Bay Area, two dedicated fans who listen to the cast album on endless repeat are about to stumble across the find of their lives. This is their story. Part One: We’re...

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Favorites of 2015

I had a whirlwind of a year. I graduated. I started my first-full time job. I adopted a kitten (more on that later). I also came across a couple of new things in my life that I can’t live without anymore. Thank you to the people who showed me...

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Comparing Apples and Androids

I meant to publish this back in September 2015 when I got my first iPhone. However, I was unable to publish until now. While I am now more accustomed to the iPhone, I thought it would be interesting to look back at my original perspective. I’ve had an Android phone...

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Makers, Tikkun Olam, and the World of Tomorrow

You take your world for granted. Do you ever worry about reaching a door and not being able to open it? How often do you miss out on conversations because you don’t see people talking? When was the last time you were concerned about being able to use a toilet?...

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