Archive for August 2017

Dear Jerry Lewis: Why the child in me got sad when I heard you died

Dear Jerry Lewis: Why the child in me got sad when I heard you died
Dear Mr. Lewis, You didn’t know me. But I knew you. Well, maybe I didn’t actually know you, but I knew you. Ok, well, maybe I should clarify. Here’s the thing. When I was a child, you made me laugh. No, actually that’s not big enough. You made me laugh! If I knew one of... Read more »

Heather Heyer's desk: life interrupted

I read an article today about Heather Heyer, the woman killed last Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, when a car hit her and others counterprotesting a rally of white nationalists. As I did, wondering again how we got to this place as a country and how we’ll find our way through, one photo in particular stopped me.... Read more »