As I stood looking at a series of paintings which were recently completed by a dear friend, I was struck by the beauty of them and the shame they invoked in me. Art is supposed to make one feel expansive or introspective or soothed. While the art I appreciated today brought those emotions to the […]Read more "If You Put Enough Wasted Days Together, You Can Fritter Away Your Whole Life"
For the last many months, I have been trying to focus my energies on being a curious observer instead of an emotional reactor. Such is not easy with a natural inclination toward activism and a daily deluge of calls to “do something.” Do something, anything. Don’t let this terrible event happen. Tell this powerholder that you […]Read more "Of All the Hard Things, This is the Hardest"