A Glimpse of Life under Quarantine


My retirement community put everyone under quarantine yesterday. We are all still figuring out some of the details of how this works. We are not supposed to leave our apartments; we can only leave the building for medical appointments; if … Continue reading

I am a Piece of Work


Update: Good news! One on one conversation brought the temperature back to normal. 1/17/2020 I’m going to forward this blog post to several people who were present at a meeting I attended this morning. If I don’t get a bunch … Continue reading

Martin Knew Me

Please find a block of time to read the letter MLK wrote from the Birmingham jail to a group of clergy who wanted him to slow down. You might have read it some time ago, but it deserves to be read again – and again.

It dates from 1963, five years before his assassination. He expressed disappointment in all those who thought he was pushing too fast for change. Clearly, he knew my family and the many others were getting very uncomfortable. I will keep my words to a minimum so you can spend your time with his.