Underneath it all

Today is a day for family. I'm not sure what else I can say. News of the elementary school shooting in Connecticut yesterday was hard to hear. Harder to feel. I have cried over and over again, despite having no connection at all to anyone there. But oh, the sudden, violent loss of a child … Continue reading Underneath it all

On turkey and taxes

'Tis the season to be thankful. In the US, at least. I've always rather hoped that we'd adopt this particular holiday one day. I know we don't have any pilgrims - not unless you count the Vikings or Normans, and they came in the wrong hats - but that doesn't seem to come into Thanksgiving … Continue reading On turkey and taxes