What is it, like a bazillion people who are watching the Olympics? It’s so exciting, how can you not? I mean, who wasn’t watching Gymnastics to follow Gabrielle Douglas to GOLD! And splashing along with Michael Phelps to his amazing medal record – what is it, 19, 20 now?
Is it corny to say that I like the Olympics because it feels unifying and hopeful that all the people around the world are watching and…
Added by Frances Frost on August 12, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments
What should I say about this latest tear in our societal fabric, the young Black boy shot and killed in Florida because the self-assigned "neighborhood watch captain" thought he looked suspicious? I have simultaneous strands of feelings about the case of Trayvon Martin, all of which are too long to explore and still somewhat unresolved in myself.
But this story hits me primarily as a mother. Squarely, like a fist, it hits me dead center in my chest. In that paramount role of my…
Added by Frances Frost on March 24, 2012 at 1:07am — No Comments