My Second C: Compassion

We continue today with my mini series on the three words that have woven themselves into much of my work of late:  Curiosity, Compassion, and Courage. Today it’s COMPASSION’s turn. Merriam-Webster defines this noun as the  “sympathetic consciousness of others’ … Read More

The First of My Three C’s: Curiosity

And So It Goes has evolved over the years. A year or so ago, I began to focus on the triad Curiosity, Compassion, and Courage as a mantra for the posts I share. I’ve been gratified to see how my … Read More

Confronting Racism Part II: Listening

  “In light of recent events, a lot of people are now feeling a very visceral response in how they show up in this world, and how they see it from our lens,” says Ramunda Lark Young, co-founder of Washington-based MahoganyBooks, an independent bookstore … Read More

Confronting Racism Part I: When Did You First Become Aware of Your Race?

What a great poster this protester carried. Treat Racism like CoViD 19, it declared:  Assume you have it. Listen to experts about it. Don’t spread it. Be willing to change your life to end it. And it’s that fourth one … Read More

Examining American Scapegoating

This is George Floyd’s face. Most of us know of him from the viral video of his death under the knee of  Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis policeman. Or from the news media coverage this past week. Or from social … Read More

Musing In The Time of CoViD: Measurement

I’m musing a lot lately. Pondering, imagining, wondering. Are you musing more these days, too?  I find it’s a calm, curious place to be. No compelling urge to explore; I just ponder. I’ve come up with four particular musings that … Read More

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