MLK Day: Not Just Another Three-Day Weekend

Time for me to step up, finally I am a white person and sadly, I’ve acted like it Not a white supremacist, mind you, nor an active racist — though as Isabel Wilkerson Continue Reading →

Look Forward, or Back?

January is the Month With Two Faces A two-faced Roman deity gives us the name January Or maybe not: Wikipedia points out that while “conventional belief” holds that the first Continue Reading →

A Cautious Happy New Year

We’re not out of the woods yet, but we can glimpse the clearing Christmas 2020 is in the rearview Despite the harsh contrasts between this Christmas and its predecessors, and despite Continue Reading →

The Ghosts of Christmas Past

A found poem Image by Oberholster Venita from Pixabay I’ve been thinking a lot about the changing shape of Christmas. No surprise there: this is a Christmas season like none other. This Christmas Continue Reading →