It’s impossible to be everywhere at once, but it’s never impossible to create the conditions for success by letting go.
“In a way I’m probably immortal.”
“And so, it finally happens. Amidst public pressure by the fans and sports media even, Chip Kelly caves in and rolls the dice with Kaepernick.”
If there’s one thing I’ve learned in this whole process, it’s that we become like the people we spend time with, for better or for worse.
Nothing else matters in this moment, not the nagging fire in my calf muscles nor the tightness in my lungs, begging for me to stop.
Little by little, the fans in this city have won me over. Because of their pure joy. And their love for this team that they’ve followed since childhood. And their complete confidence and appreciation for every player, during the good seasons and during the bad ones.
Tonight would be a great night to…
Sit down and watch sports. That is the only ending they want to hear to your statement.
Combining anecdotes from her own childhood with the voices of male and female rappers, anonymous posts on confessional apps (Yik Yak, Secret, Whisper), and demographic data regarding what’s wrong with millennials, Natalie Shields composes a portrait of a generation that…