Hey friend, I see you. I see you there, parent of young kids, worried about sending them to school next week when there is no mask mandate and no vaccine available for them and kids the age of your kid on ventilators because of this damn virus. I see your fear and your… Continue reading Hang on.
I came across a quote yesterday I have been thinking about. Well, less of a quote, and more of a description of a scene from a movie I have not seen – Ladybird. The scene description goes like this: Sister Sarah Joan (Lois Smith), the principal, has read Lady Bird’s college application essay. “It’s clear… Continue reading Love and Attention
My writing has taken a hit over the pandemic. Some of it is the exhaustion we all feel, some of it is depression, and some of it – a large part, actually – is losing my routine as everything ground to a halt and we had to rebuild from ashes. But at my most honest… Continue reading Finding the stories
Once upon a time, we humans mostly did work that fit into discreet time periods. Land was measured by the amount a man could plow in a day. Craftspeople worked on one piece at a time – if you were a furniture maker, you made a table, and you worked on it until you were… Continue reading Making things makes us human