Monthly Archives: January 2018

A Letter to My Unborn Grandchildren

Ignoring the elephant is what we’re good at— comfortable folks strolling through routine. Yes, I’m guilty of privilege, born white with a pair of balls, but I have tried to do my part pointing out what reeks of ignorance and … Continue reading

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Playing Favorites

what was your mother’s favorite flower? i don’t recall a stand-out flower. about the only thing she ever grew were tulips, a few limp pansies, and the irises that grew on their own—you couldn’t get rid of them— but she … Continue reading

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CUPS OF KINDNESS

Guy Lombardo’s orchestra played while the black and white crowd waltzed the ballroom, and folks swayed in overcoats snowy outside on Times Square singing Auld Lang Synge after the countdown to end or begin another year, ghosts of themselves on … Continue reading

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