Heidi Hokanson

"If you don't turn your life into a story, you just become part of someone else's story." – Terry Pratchett

Processing 9/11 then and now, from there and from here.

A couple months ago I had lunch with a friend in New York City, and the topic of 9/11 came up. The following conversation is written as if I am recanting … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Skateboarding, Pokemon, weed, spirituality, finding love and also just fun stuff.

This week I have been learning about how to promote a band. Or more specifically a hip-hop duo. It started when I saw a post in a Facebook group. A … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · 2 Comments


My goal of writing ‘regularly’ went great for about three weeks. It has been over a month since I last posted and I need to write something before my blog … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment


I want to share this ad from the 2007 World Cup featuring the US Women’s Soccer team. I love the tagline: “The Greatest Team You’ve Never Heard Of” because it’s both … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rainbows everywhere

I did not anticipate that my first two real blog posts would both be about THE hot button political topics of the decade. In fact I was hoping to avoid … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Racism sucks

WELP. I was going to write a post about how I understand how Rachel Dolezal could come to identify herself as black. I mean I myself am familiar with the awkward … Continue reading

June 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

No more excuses

Today I submitted another job application. It has gotten a little easier to submit things without agonizing for a week about my cover letter. The reason for this is that … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · Leave a comment