Lately, the things that scare me aren’t death or disease. Although given what I’ve been through in the past ten years (lots of deaths, lots
The United States of America has never been perfect. It continues to be a work in progress, even (and perhaps especially) after almost 250 years.
I use this blogging platform to write about loss and grief. Most of my readers (and clients in real life) have experienced either the death
We (the Democrats) got the House back. We flipped several governorships. We elected a record number of women to public office. The turnout was historic.
How did we become the nation that: Pulls babies and toddlers from their parents’ arms and puts them in cages; Elects, appoints, and accepts sexual
This isn’t really my story to tell, but it’s the story I haven’t been able to stop mulling over since the #MeToo movement shifted into
[Featured Image by Julian Rettger] When I talk about my “new normal” I mean the life I am building for myself after loss. I acknowledge
There is a time to wave the white flag, Because conflict is exhausting, And battling reality can be a fool’s errand, But this is not
THE UNITED STATES FLAG CODE Title 4, Chapter 1 § 8(a)The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire
diaspora |dīˈaspərə|noun (often the Diaspora): the dispersion of any people from their original homeland My parents and grandparents were members of the first Puerto Rican Diaspora.
The truth has fallen prey to narcissism and ego. Once it was a beacon, bright, proud and forever. Now “alternate facts” place truth in a
It’s in the air. A feeling of things not proceeding the way they’re supposed to, of no longer being able to expect what we used