Why Act When It Doesn't Make a Difference?
This post originally appeared on May 28, 2015. I’ve got a friend who’s suffering from depression. He’s been holed up in his house for the last two years; living first on sick pay, then savings; venturing out only for fish and canned vegetables. (“They’re healthy.”) I visit him from time to time, which isn’t often … Continue reading "Why Act When It Doesn’t Make a Difference?"
From Outrage to Integration
This post originally appeared on July 20, 2015. On my way to lunch the other day, about a week after the horrific shootings in Charleston, I found a noose suspended over an otherwise sunny sidewalk. I took it down and threw it away. I spent the rest of the day distracted. I live outside of … Continue reading "From Outrage to Integration"