Notes from a fragile, unstable state:

A fragile, unstable state— me, and also, my country, my planet.  Where once there was certainty, integrity, a comfort with what the boundaries were— now there is confusion, anger, and loss. The country— and our bodies and minds— have been assaulted by four years of callous disregard for human suffering,  by a global pandemic,  by... Continue Reading →

When structure brings freedom

Structure creates freedom. I’ve seen this idea show up in several different places this week. It’s something I’ve talked about before, but it seems especially relevant right now. I have a love/hate relationship with structure. I hate to have my time scheduled rigidly by someone else— work, mostly— but at the same time, a day... Continue Reading →

Summer of 2020: Brutality

2020 has been a brutal year. It's as if violence is airborne, along with the coronavirus, traveling into all parts of our lives. Work. School. Grocery shopping. Dinner. Bedtime.  And of course, the news.  I won’t abandon the news because I really believe I need to know what’s happening around me. The news has always... Continue Reading →

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