Sarah Angle

Sarah Angle is a freelance writer based in Fort Worth. Read more of her work at

Loneliness in the Age of Coronavirus

by | Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 11:13 am CST
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Fort Worth Artist Jeremy Joel Tackles Addiction, Trauma and Redemption

His new exhibit “Pass the Peas” shows how the city’s small, fast-growing art ecosystem offers nontraditional artists support and community.

Jeremy Joel looks younger than his 36 years, with intense blue eyes that flicker to green in just the right setting. The Fort Worth artist’s blue jeans are speckled with white paint, as are his worn black tennis shoes. Painting … Read More


Going It Alone

More than 40 percent of Texas families living in poverty are single-mother households.

courtesy Sarah Angle My 5-year-old daughter sits at the table, rocking back and forth in a rickety chair I should have replaced years ago. Peas and other discarded vegetables collect on the floor below her dangling bare feet. “OK, three … Read More

Our Blue Period, by Sarah Angle

Our Blue Period

When clinical depression strikes a marriage, the cracks are long and deep.

People with clinical depression are wired differently. In a neurotypical brain, mood-regulating neurotransmitters, such as serotonin, noradrenaline and dopamine, carry signals from one nerve cell to another. Read More

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Closing Accounts

As the money runs out, hard choices in elder care

My grandmother wasn't really living; she was just surviving. The person I remembered, cherished and respected was vanishing. And the most painful and saddest part of her life had become the most taxing to survive. Read More


Booking to Denton

In downtown Denton, in an old opera house painted purple, Don Foster nurtures his passion: Recycled Books. His bookstore is musty. The handmade bookshelves are rickety. The pale yellow linoleum floors are stained and cracking. This three-story historic building in … Read More

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Fighting AIDS in Texas

In 1983, Jamie Schield went on a camping trip with a friend to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. But his friend was out of sorts; he was tired, out of breath and worried about the rash developing on his chest. … Read More