Monthly Archives: February 2017

“Suffering” deserves a definition

Because others are saying what I’m thinking in much better language than my distressed and overwhelmed brain is apparently capable of these days, I’m on a string of sharing their words. This does not make them – or my agreement – any … Continue reading

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“Work together” goes both ways

I am not the person that wrote this, but I join the many folks who are signing on and spreading the word. This is long but it is important, and it deserves wider dissemination than the Facebook rounds it’s making: This is … Continue reading

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If you’re going to complain, at least be honest

Recently, in the early days of the #MuslimBan crisis, a Facebook friend who I fully expected would know better shared a post that was something along the lines of, “Of course we should secure our borders. We don’t lock our … Continue reading

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An explanation/follow-up re: my new home page

“Every compulsion is put on writers to become safe, polite, obedient, and sterile.” – Sinclair Lewis We as writers are repeatedly counseled to monitor our social media presence, chastened to be cautious of expressing opinions on topics that could be … Continue reading

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