On Bended Knee for Boston

praying woman, boston

I have been on the road — I’ll tell you more about that in another post — and as in the case when I travel, access to news is limited.  When I heard about the explosions in Boston, I contacted my friends Charlie and Ann, who live there. Charlie assured me that they were okay. [Read More...]

McGovern & A Million Mundane Moments

glasses

There are these moments, mundane ones usually, when a harsh truth confronts me. Tonight it came while running cold water over Mama’s wire-rimmed glasses. “Where are you going with those?” Mama asked, when I walked out of the room carrying her glasses. “I’m going to wash them. They are dirty,” I replied. I stood there, [Read More...]

Still Undecided

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  Did you watch the debate? I was driving home from Seattle so had to listen to the first hour the old-fashioned way, via a radio. Radio seems to be the perfect medium for debates. Listeners can’t see the eye roll, the smug lift of the chin, the wry grin, the tightening of the jaw, [Read More...]


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