Hello friends and hello July! I’m still processing last month, but a month that arrives on Friday (my favorite day of the week) is only going to get a wholehearted welcome through my favorite lens: Thinking about … my people, … Continue reading TGIF | Hello July.
A few weeks ago, I listened to Shauna Niequist narrate I Guess I Haven’t Learned That Yet (Goodreads link); I loved the book, and highlighted a few dozen quotations. These words especially resonated with this year’s OLW [a] wise friend … Continue reading Present | June 2022.
Hello friends. Here in the U.S. we’ve had a day … that comes at the end of a week, following more weeks, and months, and … it’s hard. I find myself needing to – celebrate Congress actually passing a bill … Continue reading TGIF | Late June.
Yes friends, we made it to another Friday. and with Sunday’s Juneteenth celebration, I think this might be the start of a three-day weekend for many of y’all. I’m loving the Black joy that Nicole A. Tayler’s new cookbook celebrates … Continue reading TGIF | Mid-June.
Hello friends, it’s Friday! I’m still adjusting to the rhythm of getting out of the house in time to host a hybrid meeting at 10am (I got pretty comfortable these last two-plus years hopping into the shower at 9:30 and … Continue reading TGIF | Early June.
The question is, shall it or shall it not be linear history. I’ve always thought a kaleidoscopic view might be an interesting heresy. Shake the tube and see what comes out. Chronology irritates me.” Penelope Lively, Moon Tiger In many … Continue reading Looking Back | May.
Hello friends and Hello June! I’m playing a bit of catchup today (and likely for a few more days) because my June started like this …two days at the lake house my mom has rented for the holiday week. I … Continue reading Hello June.
In a time of drastic change one can be too preoccupied with what is ending or too obsessed with what seems to be beginning. In either case one loses touch with the present and with its obscure but dynamic possibilities. … Continue reading Present | May 2022.
Whew, friends, it’s been A Week. Like all of you, I watched horror unfold – yet again – in a classroom in Texas. I joined in prayers of lament, called my representatives in Washington*, signed up to march on June … Continue reading TGIF | Listening.
Well friends, it’s the end of another week. Our plans for today were rescheduled due to COVID exposure, which is, I guess, our new normal … and I’ve been seeing the bright spots in the resulting free time. Not that … Continue reading TGIF | Bright Spots.