Tag: change

Why I Joined the Women’s March Again

By Chicago standards, January 20 was an exceptional winter day. With the sun shining and temperatures in the low 40s, I donned my tasteful pussy hat, attached a protest button to my winter jacket, and even made this sign: While it wasn’t as gloriously warm as last year’s Women’s March, this one felt so much... Read more »

Some Thoughts About Yesterday's Election

Today is the anniversary of two huge historical events in Germany: the opening of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, in 1938. Because it is also the dawn of President-Elect Donald Trump’s era, the irony of these anniversaries really hit me. On November 9, 2016, I woke after maybe... Read more »