Posted in January 2017

on betsy devos – because i can’t be silent

Image is a photo of Besty DeVos at her Senate Confirmation hearing yesterday.  Just two days ago, in celebrating the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, I shared one of his many oft-recited quotes here. History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not … Continue reading

he calls us still

he calls us still

Today, as we honor the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we read his words in a context that feels in many ways to be no less fraught, no less complicated, no less urgent than the time in which he first delivered them. History will have to record that the greatest … Continue reading

balancing the extraordinary

balancing the extraordinary

{Image is a photo of Becky lying on top of Brooke on our old massage chair. They are both laughing uncontrollably.} Last night, repeating a well-trodden script, Brooke said, “Your friend, K gets seizures sometimes.” “Yes, honey,” I said, “she does.” “Just like mi amiga, L,” she added. “Yep,” I said, “just like L.” “Who … Continue reading