Last weekend was lovely. The kind of weekend we all need from time to time. I had just recovered from my first bout of Covid and my family was out of town. My weekend was a clean, fresh canvas of my own making. Brunch with dear friends. Laughter. The farmers market for fresh…
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What does democracy require of us? What does a republic require of us? I hear the words democracy and republic used frequently, and I am well aware of…
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The American flag. Red: valor and bravery White: purity and innocence Blue: vigilance, perseverance and justice. (1) There is nothing that says…
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Do you have a favorite movie? My favorite movie is The Mission. The 1986 epic film explores the struggle of Spain, Portugal, the Roman Catholic Church…
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As I sat down to write this week, I winced at the irony before me: I titled my last post, “The Most Polarizing Conversation in America.” Perhaps, I was…
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If it is not clear to you yet, I grew up in a house where the dinner table was a space of spirited discussion. It was the ‘70’s, so, yes, abortion was…
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It’s good to be back! Here we go for year 2… Tis the season… for early voting. As I write this on April 28, early voting in North Carolina has started…
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This post will be short with one ask and one note about April. A year ago, I was envisioning and considering what to write, why I was writing and what…
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This Is Us: A Conversation About Whiteness