White People: How to TAKE ACTION NOW against Racism

Yesterday I finished my 11th cycle of chemotherapy. During the past week, my mind felt full of gravel rather than thoughts. I was aware of the news, watched it with sad eyes, but didn’t have the energy to engage in a meaningful way. But now the chemo haze has lifted and I’m back to my …

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“You are breathing in my face.”

So how’s your quarantine going? We’re just having a time of it over here. So many solid moments. A brief sampling from today: Brother 1 complaining about brother 2 breathing in brother 1’s vicinity. Brother 2 scream-crying because I’m not sure why? Puppy eating all the things that are not puppy toys. Duh, puppy toys …

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Making it work- going to a concert at the Zoo.

For months I had been looking forward to going to a concert at the Oregon Zoo. The concert series at the Zoo is one of the highlights of summer in the Pacific Northwest. The stage is set up right next to the elephant exhibit, and you are able to sit on lawn chairs and blankets, …

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