La Dolce Far Niente

The place where I live is covered in old snow.  Snow that’s been cleared off the streets, snow that’s been long since deposited on the curb.  And the air has taken to mingling with fierce winds and negative numbers.  The nights are a little brighter, though: not everyone has gotten around to unplugging their Christmas … Continue reading La Dolce Far Niente

My Heavy Heart

Today my heart is heavy.  Today I mourn the loss of an activist.  Today, I will use my voice to speak out against the racism and violence that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia. This is no way to behave, as human beings.  The racist acts in Charlottesville are ripping apart our melting pot, our beautiful … Continue reading My Heavy Heart