BLACK LIVES MATTER

It has been a heartbreaking week.  I am grieving the loss of so many Black Americans, the violence we are witnessing, and the racism we continue to suffer from.  The killing of George Floyd has laid bare a deep and terrible wound that many would prefer not to see.  And yet, we cannot ignore it. … Continue reading BLACK LIVES MATTER

Sharing Supermajority’s Response To The Murder of Black Americans

Yesterday, I received a message from Supermajority in response to the recent violence against Black people in this country. Their message so thoughtfully and precisely reflects what I believe needs to be shared at this time, which is why I am passing it along. Please read the Supermajority team's post here for a heartfelt message to all … Continue reading Sharing Supermajority’s Response To The Murder of Black Americans

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND REFLECTIONS: “SAFER AT HOME” SUMMER

I spent Memorial Day weekend at home with my family, alternating between a little relaxing and a lot of spring cleaning. We didn’t get that burst of summer weather that we sometimes do in New England, so weekend travel was less tempting.  Also, our governor has adopted a “safer at home” stance due to coronavirus, … Continue reading MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND REFLECTIONS: “SAFER AT HOME” SUMMER

IT’S TIME TO MARCH

January 9, 2020 Early in the morning on January 21, 2017, I stood on the corner of Independence Avenue and Maryland Avenue SW.  Not far from the US Capitol building, shoulder to shoulder in a sea of other protestors, I waited for the Women’s March on Washington to begin. I saw people holding handmade signs that … Continue reading IT’S TIME TO MARCH