When another group comes along and says, “your way of being should be eradicated” everyone’s alarm bells should go off. Isn’t that what conversation therapy is all about?
I am grateful to Laurie R. King for expressing beautifully how I am feeling today about moving forward. Please go read.
Artists record the times. Right now it’s songs that spur my resolve for the year about to land on us all. Songs that show these times are not new.
We love brined turkey. The leftovers keep longer. Gravy and bone broths are amazing. Our brine recipe is adapted from Alton Brown and Chez Panisse. Ad-free site.
A profound and lyric essay by Lise MacTague that resonated with me and I think will with many of you.
We know we’re the lucky ones because we’ve survived. It could be worse. But many of the things we feel “lucky” for are things no one should have to endure.
Calling out politicians and businesses who champion discrimination and spew their fancy hate is easy and necessary. But let’s have the harder conversations too.
I have few coherent words. KG MacGregor has words and they are all, as usual, very coherent. Please read. For those who think elections and judges don’t matter I have no time for you today.
Even as our bodies are strewn across the straight world’s entertainment landscape, we’re expected to be grateful to have even been included. Applause for the bravery of the mainstream writer for their diversity and daring.
REBLOG Steven Spohn’s essay at Terrible Minds: I Am Not Your Plot Device.