community conversation

I would like to live in a city where no one is left behind – a city in which everyone prospers.  Poverty is unkind, and it hurts all of us.  And ultimately poverty affects our city’s ability to grow. It’s important to ask ourselves how we contribute to poverty. I think about the times I … Continue reading

comfort

A man walked in from off the street today, and one of my co-workers wanted help to deal with this ‘unwanted visitor’.  He just seemed lost, and he wanted to find a program that is offered less than two blocks away.  There were people writing directions and drawing maps, but I offered to walk him over to … Continue reading

weekend in

We had family over to celebrate El’s birthday yesterday.   Today we took it easy.  Stayed inside where it was warm and cozy.  Ate leftovers – quiche, salad, cupcakes and ice cream.  Knit.  Rested.  Watched the snow outside the windows.  Listened to some new tunes and some old tunes.   Laughed. We’re so fortunate.  I … Continue reading