Emerging From the Pandemic

Lessons from the last year I hope not to forget The dark winter of 2020–21 is behind us, giving way to an uneven spring. Depending on your circumstances — your profession, your Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Old Dog, New Tricks

Growth = trying hard at something hard We are all being tempered by the times we live in As a verb, the word “temper” has two meanings: to improve the hardness Continue Reading →