How playing dead healed my desire to fit in.

A simple drawing of an opossum sleeping on a bus with a person nearby saying “wake up possum girl”. Handwriting says playin possum
A simple drawing of an opossum sleeping on a bus with a person nearby saying “wake up possum girl”. Handwriting says playin possum

Confronting Childhood Experiences to Teach My Children Anti-Racism.

a rustic wooden signpost with an arrow pointing backwards to racism and forwards to anti-racism
a rustic wooden signpost with an arrow pointing backwards to racism and forwards to anti-racism


A colorful cartoon family portrait painting of mother & father surrounded by her rough lookin’ kids, rifle and ax in hand.
A colorful cartoon family portrait painting of mother & father surrounded by her rough lookin’ kids, rifle and ax in hand.
The Parsons Family Portrait painted by Lori Damiano

Jennifer Parsons Upham

Letterpress Printer, Aspiring Microbiologist, Wife of One, Mother of Two, and a Bonafide Hillbilly living in Los Angeles

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