I was told to keep looking at the red dot, which had green light shinning from all directions. It smelled like something was burning. There was a beeping noise, a racketing sound, and the doctor saying what sounded like gibberish behind a mask. I knew I should have been breathing but I was too preoccupied…… Continue reading Seeing with Fresh Eyes
I come from a family that loves deeply. I have learned over my 30 years from my parents, my grandparents, my aunts and uncles and relatives, friends and their families, what it means to love. What it means to do kind things for each other. What it means to say thank you. What it means…… Continue reading Celebrating Generations of Love
Where am I? I am right where I started. Looking out the window to the backyard, next to my Sushi Isabelle. Who is out there, Sushi? What’s out there? Some squirrels, a couple of cardinals, and a heat so strong, we have to wait until the sun is gone to go out. It seems long…… Continue reading Holding Your Family
I wasn’t truthful with you in my last post about not having many words to share right now. My Oma pried as to why this might be when we spoke a few days ago, so I have been thinking about it. The truth is I have a lot of things to say. I say some…… Continue reading On Being Difficult
I don’t have many words to share right now. Reflecting. Talking with friends and family. Making art. Disorienting. Strange. Walking. Running. Moving through mediation. RUNNING. Saying goodbye. Goodbye, Cambridge. No rather, goodbye, friends in Cambridge. No rather see you later, my dears. Gathering strength. Rising! Keeping the fire going into the first day of summer…… Continue reading Keeping the Fire
I started my two years at the Harvard Kennedy School writing about how impact was more important than intent. On orientation day, I was reminded that people cannot see your intentions, they can only see your actions. Today, black Americans in this country need us, white people, to act, our intentions are not enough. Our…… Continue reading No, no, no, Intent Has Never Been Enough. We Must Act.