The pounding in my head has been almost unbearable. Sporadic, fortunately, but I shudder from its power, reaching for a way to steady myself.
Immediately following, moments of relative quiet, then the incessant buzzing—for seconds…then minutes…to an hour at a time.
Our neighborhood is in the throes of a necessary but painful clearing of old trees. My mind doesn’t doubt the validity of the decision. My gut and heart feel otherwise.
“And thanks to him, we now all have our marching orders–to keep believing in the possibility of remaking this country we love until it lives up to its full promise.”
–President Obama, eulogizing John R. Lewis
It feels as though the Doomsday Clock for American democracy and stability took a swing in the wrong direction these past few days. Two greed-driven Democrats whose campaign coffers have been swelling with special interest money even though they’re not up for reelection announced they would not support even temporarily modifying the filibuster to allow … Continue reading I Choose Hope for America