Waiting For Summer To End

In California, September is the cruelest month In other regions of the U.S, September brings tantalizing hints of fall I see it in the tweets and Facebook posts from people in Continue Reading →

My Invisible Shield

White privilege was invisible to me. Until it wasn’t. How do you know you’re white? This is a question the Executive Director of the Center for Social Justice at U.C. Continue Reading →

Smoke Gets In My Head

Fire season is melting my brain As a native Californian, wildfire season should be no surprise I’ve lived here for most of my life. I raised my kids in the foothills Continue Reading →

Times Are Dark, So Lighten Up

We won’t get through this if we lose all our joy I’m not trying to be funny here Seriously. What I’m after is a sober-sided defense of levity. After taking an afternoon Continue Reading →