People say “back to normal” as if it is a good thing. What does back to normal mean? In the wake of COVID 19, is
The Sound of Music; the Pause that Refreshes
I started cello lessons in February. My playing tortures the cello. I am awful; one in every five notes is correct, the rest is caterwauling.
Does it Bring You Joy? Juneteenth, Marie Kondo and the Purge
It’s been three weeks since the murder of George Floyd and the world is reacting. The gut level response in a disaster is to do
A Social Piece on Words and Pictures
“You speak about 120 words per minute. How many of your words are meaningful, how many are true, how many bring peace?” That was the
Where is it Safe to Black in the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave?
“Wait, is this real?” That was a text I got along with an image of Policeman Derek Chauvin with his knee on the neck of
Night Befalls Us: Hammer Time
My dad used to sleep with a hammer in reach. He had a nightly routine. Check to make sure all three doors with entry to