Looking for Silver in the Dross

I’m really struggling to write today’s post, which is why it’s going up so late in the day.I’ll admit that this pandemic and the governments’ responses to it have stirred up a lot of emotions. And I’m struggling to deal with all the things I’m thinking and feeling right now. I’m unsure about the future,... Continue Reading →

Comfort in Times of Trouble

I haven’t been sure what to write about today. I want to offer my readers words of wisdom or something comforting, but I’m not sure I have anything original to say.I’ll start by asking everyone to take a deep breath and remember our shared humanity. That is, remember that everyone is stressed and concerned. Everyone... Continue Reading →


In a little over a week, 2016 will settle into the history books. Often, the holidays leave me feeling morose. This year is no exception, but my holiday doldrums are tinged with a large dose of fear and anger. I decided to pause for a moment and look back on the year. I must start... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on Orlando

Family (n) - A group of people who are related to each other; a group of people united by certain convictions or a common affiliation I have a lot of thoughts following the massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando on June 12, 2016, which took the lives of 49 people and left 53 wounded.... Continue Reading →

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