- Emily Popek
- Stepping on the flag, and other memories If we are to be defined all our lives by our high school mascots, then I suppose I am a Viking. But I'm also a Panther, having transferred schools after my freshman year.
- The winds of change are in this spring air Right now, there are spring flowers blooming outside the window of my childhood bedroom.
- Lessons learned, and ignored, from my mom and dad Sometimes I think I must be a terrible disappointment to my parents.
- Memories of an angry young man Since hearing about the latest school shooting, I've been thinking a lot about a guy I used to know. I'll call him "Sean."
A smartphone junkie's life is a daily struggle
Hi, my name is Emily Popek, and I’m addicted to my smartphone.
Finding my own reason for the season
The Christmas wars are raging unabated this year, as well-meaning Christians remind us that “Jesus is the reason for the season.”