Yesterday, Inauguration Day, January 20, 2021, was like a day-long session of group therapy for me. I settled into my chair in front of the fireplace with a cup of coffee plenty soon enough to turn
If you want to understand what is happening in America and to Americans at this moment, I promise you will never find a more lucid analysis and description than this beyond-brilliant essay by Andrew
Thanks to Zoom, I’m staying in touch with a lot of people these days. Five or six Zoom engagements a week, sometimes just a couple of people, other times with eight or ten at once. And guess what?
With Juneteenth now having crept into the consciousness of those of us white-skinned folks previously oblivious to it, I have another “…teenth” for us to pay attention to. If we have the
Well, of course, I never paid any attention to Juneteenth until this year. A random “survey” of loved ones—easily considered to be longstanding champions of social justice and anti-racism—revealed
My brother Jay emailed just now reminding me that I know firsthand the horrifying experience of a policeman mashing down hard on my flattened neck, perfectly willing for me to die. I had related that
One of a series of useful civic actions for homebound citizens So, how’s it going for you? Getting tired of being shut in and told you can’t leave? It does have its limits, doesn’t it? But hang in