You’d think by the time you get to be my age, things would be a little less uncertain. But they’re not. As I feel myself being uncertain, and see my friends being uncertain, I have a few things I do to make it not seem so bad: Be Here Now It seems like focusing on [Read More…]

One Way or Another

Years ago, driving down the street in El Salvador, I learned that it’s okay to go the wrong way down a one-way street. You just have to go backwards. I also learned something else on that one way street with no outlet: politicians always work on the streets during an election year. I know that [Read More…]

Exclusion and Embrace

I’m stunned by the vote in North Carolina yesterday, a constitutional amendment that defines marriage as “between a man and a woman.” The LA Times describes it like this: The amendment not only outlaws same-sex marriage — already illegal in the state — but bans civil unions and domestic partnerships for gay or straight couples. [Read More…]