Category Archives: Community

Impressions of Justice

So, this is the United States of America in 2018. This is the US government in 2018. Even if one believes Professor Ford and others fabricated their statements or had cases of mistaken identity, and even if one believes Judge … Continue reading

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Bearing witness

Hello friends, family, and followers of this blog. I am rekindling it in light of recent events. I think it goes without say that the United States of America is in crisis. Specifically, its democracy is in crisis, and these … Continue reading

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Refugees 101

One of my friends who works extensively with refugees recently outlined the background check process. This info is also available on the State Department website. In the spirit of this blog, I hope to cultivate bridges through transparent, non-partisan information. … Continue reading

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Be Radically Curious

At a recent holiday party, a friend described today’s mood as one where it is vital to be radically curious. There are so many unknowns, so many possible ways for events to unfold, so many different roles to play and … Continue reading

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Nothing comes from nothing

It has been far too long since I’ve written in this space.  Granted, a lot happened in the past ten months, but the events of the last few weeks demonstrate that history is at a crossroads. We are more globally … Continue reading

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The Human Toll of an Anemic Recovery

Late last week, a friend shared with me an article from the Seattle Weekly, “A Letter to the Investor Buying Our Apartment Building.” Sadly, this emotionally charged piece is a common story, although it is a story rarely told. Our … Continue reading

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On Breathing

The words I Can’t Breathe seem quite simple on the surface. Who could have predicted that these words would come to define a moment, perhaps a movement, to close out the year 2014? Anyone who has ever struggled to breathe, … Continue reading

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