A Stormy Day

This morning is blustery and wet, gusts of leaves flying past my window. Increasingly, the landscape takes on the hue of late autumn. My last post was truncated by WordPress. The culprit appears to have been a page break. If you only read a paragraph you missed most of the post. Yesterday I was having … Continue reading A Stormy Day

Mixed Messaging

Today is a dark, windy, cold day with snow showers off and on. Still, the temperature remains above normal and we have yet to have a significant snowstorm this winter. Yesterday we took a break and watched the presidential inauguration. We missed the parades but the fireworks over the Mall last night were splendid. President … Continue reading Mixed Messaging

On Colonialism, Race, Identity, and Money

Today is a dull, gray, midwinter day, unseasonably warm in keeping with the last two years. A group of us friends has been meeting to sort out the election and its aftermath. For several members of the group, this is their first taste of colonialism at work, and the group is wrestling with the interweaving … Continue reading On Colonialism, Race, Identity, and Money