• to all my political representatives

    July 28, 2011

    When I look you in the eye, I don’t see truth staring back. I see scheming manipulators – making deals, talking tradeoffs – not simply standing up for what is plainly right and fair. You’re not accountable. And I won’t forget. I’m a part of a nation – many colors, varied views. But we take… [ read more ]

  • carrying water in a spoon

    July 25, 2011

    A few weeks ago I told you about the stroke my dad had. I was with him. I watched it happen. This smart, sensitive man was suddenly plunged into a world that he can no longer completely control. Part of him navigates the minutes, the hours that make up each day . . . taking… [ read more ]

  • inside job

    July 18, 2011

    So I finally made time to watch “Inside Job” last night. It was the scariest movie I’ve seen in a very long time. Like those films where you are forced to live thru scene after scene of unspeakably horrible, stupidly sad experiences, and then at the end when you’re thinking “ah, but I somehow made… [ read more ]