What does it mean to be a great person? There are probably many components, many elements of character, that could be listed as defining a great person. I think that greatness exists in more living beings than we recognize. I think there is greatness in the affection of a parent towards their child, a friend […]
In the United States today there are thousands of people who are faced with challenges in daily living that have brought them to a point of revolt against the status quo of American economics.
Of every other day of the week, Sunday should really smell like bacon and coffee. Really. About a year ago, I let go of my frantic grasping of vegetarian eating with the startling realization that even adherence to that noble gastric discipline takes lives. This morning I stand quietly in my kitchen peeling the wrapping […]
I woke up this morning thinking of you, so I thought I would drop you a line. I write to you not knowing who you are or where you are so how to reach you is unclear. I imagine you are young. I am a grandmother. I hope this is not a deterrent to you […]
Startling and unconscionable. When I think about all that has occurred in the past two days, the uncertainty of day-to-day existence is flagrantly empty of any hint of guarantees. Which is why my dear friends, the moments we live are so very, very precious. Wherever I am at this moment, is what unfolds for me […]