We’re having race riots here in Charlotte. Frankly, I’m surprised it hadn’t happened sooner. Last year a Black man whose car had broken down on the side of the road approached police for help. His hands were in the air, he announced himself, tried to explain his situation, and was shot dead on the spot. […]
Yesterday, a very dear friend from Scotland shared this with me when I told her that in lieu of seeing Janet Jackson in concert in NYC last weekend (it was cancelled, due to her pregnancy), I had decided to quietly renew my 2012 vows to myself in a private ceremony at 7:32 this morning: “It […]
This winter has whisked away many people close to my friends and clients. I have been seeing many more reports than usual about the friends, family members, and pets of people I know “cutting the silver cord” (as someone I know said in a text to me tonight). A couple weeks ago I had an […]
I almost stepped on this lethargic beauty… Probably the last butterfly of the season for 2013. I fear it will die tonight on the first evening of freezing temperatures. I thought it a good idea to take a moment to reflect on the fleeting nature of time, life, and light.
To quote Mrs. Doubtfire, “Well, helloooooooooooo!” Yes, I am still alive. And I would like to make an observation: I rarely blog anymore, because I haven’t needed to. This space was a place for me to iron out some wrinkles (often as part of helpful conversations with readers who shared their insights with me), and […]