No, You Leave First.

A few months ago I came across a Carolyn Hax advice column in the Washington Post.  The question was what to do about longtime friends who are suddenly more secure in voicing their beliefs and values that turn out to go against the core of who you are and what you believe. Do you stick…

Tired, Tired and More Tired

I’m tired, you guys. Really f’ing tired.

I’ve been reading FB and Twitter posts and I hear a lot of angry, hurt, scared people wondering what happens next. And I absorb that anger and hurt and fright. I can’t help it, it’s the way my body and brain are wired. I’m learning to balance feeling all the feelings and ignoring everything. It’s hard work but I’m learning.

Tell Your Children This

What do you tell your children this day after the election? You ask them what they are most worried about. Immigrants being deported? The repeal of LGBQT rights? Decreased funding for programs which provide a safety net for the most vulnerable?