Yesterday

I am hooked on the Women’s March. I don’t care where you marched.  I don’t care if you marched physically or marched in spirit.  I just want to say thank you. I’ve been browsing today and looking at the reactions.  Most are elated, empowered, invigorated.  The others remind me of an elementary school playground.  It’s like […]

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Stand in Solidarity

I want to talk about the Women’s March on Washington.  And London.  And Dublin.  And Berlin.  And Houston.  And anywhere our activists can get to, all over the country… all over the world.  There are a lot of people who are enraged by this movement.  Who see hypocrisy in it.  I’ve spent a lot of […]

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Temptation

Temptation is the golden egg in the giant’s castle that we ought not touch.  And yet, it’s so glittering and shiny.  It’s the ring in the dragon’s hoard that makes you invisible.  It’s the silk and the diamonds, and the ruby eyes in the statue after we’ve been told “touch nothing but the lamp”.  It’s […]

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Nobody Talks About the Tough Questions

Most people refuse to discuss the deep questions:  Who are we?  Why are we here?  What is the truth?  The answers seem so vast and intimidating that it’s easier to lock them away in a little storage cubby in the back of our minds and let them get dusty.  YOLO – or “you only live […]

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you could be my hero

These days, popular culture is soaked with superheroes.  Spiderman and X-Men broke into the movie market when I was a kid, but after a short while, Iron Man rocketed through the air and Steve Rogers stole our hearts, and the Avengers stood most prominent on the scene.  We’ve had an endless tirade of Batman and […]

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