Not in My Neighborhood???

"I can't believe this is happening in America."  "This isn't who we are!"  "We are better than this....."  All of these statements are understandable, given the anxiety and fear that has gripped the nation, and much of the world, in the past few months.  The Covid-19 pandemic, colliding with increasing support by many in positions…

Inheritance

Today is my mother's birthday.  Although she died almost 16 years ago, the day feels  significant and in need of some kind of acknowledgement.  If she were still alive, I would bake a cake, set up a small party and find some small gift to give her.  She would smile, particularly if her grandchildren, nieces…