2016 List

2016 List

For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” T. S. Eliot. I like lists. Lists of things to do. Lists of things done. Lists of things that make me...
CAUTION: New Year Ahead

CAUTION: New Year Ahead

Many people are exclaiming their delight that the annus horribilus of 2016 will soon be over. “Thank God it is December! Only a few more weeks of this heinous year!” We spend so much energy waiting for something to be “over” that we miss what...
Bishop Diane

Bishop Diane

I experienced something wonderful yesterday at St. Luke’s. As I’ve explained before, I attend an Episcopal church every Sunday for the sole purpose of singing (and I was thrilled to sing two of my favorite pieces yesterday). Yesterday, the Bishop came to...
Thanksgiving Wishes

Thanksgiving Wishes

My wishes for you today: 1. That you may feel the love others have for you. 2. That you may share your love openly and bravely. 3. That you may laugh deep-belly teary-eyed. 4. That you may be well fed, not only with food but with music, stories, hugs, and loved ones....
Solutions

Solutions

1. Simplify your Thanksgiving, and teach the correct history behind it. Leave out the Pilgrims and the Indian bullshit and just teach about gratitude. 2. Watch Doctor Who. It’s amazing how the right words, the right courage, and the right amount of heart can fix...
After the Election (again)

After the Election (again)

Am I still angry? Youbetcha. Am I doing better? Yup. So, how am I feeling? Like a very privileged white woman who is trying to navigate the delicacies of doing what is right for all people without leaking my privilege all over like some pumpkin-spice goo. This is new...