This important PBS documentary deepened my understanding of hate in our midst and to reflect on how hurt feelings within any of us can lead to hurting others.
Ponderings So I’ve been pondering … what caused me to lose my equanimity with a doctor’s office while advocating for my disabled daughter? Why did having to push buttons, be put on hold, be cut off, having to call again and push more buttons only to be told I’d have to get a referral from […]
In my last post, I wrote about the “gift of connection” I received from my cousin, Mike. This post will make more sense if you have read that one … and/or this one written some time ago. Mike’s Curiosity about My Feminism Mike and I spoke again on Sunday, April 19. I had been helping him […]
My phone rang while I was on a Zoom call. It was my cousin … seven years younger than I and living in South Carolina. I asked if I could call him back in 20 minutes. Backstory Several year ago the lottery became a topic of conversation at a family gathering. Apparently I responded saying, […]
In one of the groups I attend, Kathy introduced us to the concept of “Near Enemies,” something I had never heard of before. She found it in a mystery book written by Louise Penny, a part of the Gamache series. A recurring character in the series is a former therapist, Myrna, who left her practice […]
August 31, we observed the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death. My daughter and I watched a couple of the many television programs commemorating her life. I found myself paying close attention to “Diana: Her Own Words” based on the interviews she gave for Andrew Morton’s book, Diana: Her True Story. “Everyone who wills can […]