Archive for November 2016

Dear World, This Still Hurts

Dear World, This Still Hurts
To simply say, “It’s politics. We’ll get through it,” is not enough. To say nothing at all, cowardly. Because this blog project reaches out to people across the globe, because its intention is to encourage open discussion, and because I rely on the generosity of strangers, I think I need to be honest about how I... Read more »

On the Eve of Our Presidential Election, an Interview with the First Lady of the Most Peaceful Country in the World: Iceland

On the Eve of Our Presidential Election, an Interview with the First Lady of the Most Peaceful Country in the World: Iceland
For the sixth consecutive year, Iceland has placed first on The Global Peace Index (GPI). There is no doubt the small, Arctic island deserves this honor. Frankly, though, I’m a bit envious. Peace has been elusive in America, especially this summer. Like most Americans, I can’t wait for the election to be over. The process has... Read more »

Do it Tonight, Cubs, for Chicago and Steve Goodman!

Do it Tonight, Cubs, for Chicago and Steve Goodman!
It’s almost time for Game 7 of the World Series and there’s only one thing I want to say: Do it, Cubs! Do it for me, and my son, and my husband. Do it so I can share in their joy. Do it for Chicago. Do it to help unite a city known too much... Read more »
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