Monthly Archives: January 2014

Go time!

A HOLLYWOOD WRITER RECENTLY CAUGHT my attention as I wiped kitchen counters, and my boys parked at the table transfixed by “The Incredibles” — the 2004 animated film playing on my laptop computer. “I never look back, darling! It distracts … Continue reading

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Blessed are the street sweepers

AS WE PARKED AT THE peace march, Andy from his booster seat in the back of the car  used the word “friend” a record six times in one sentence to size up the equity issues the Rev. Martin Luther King … Continue reading

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A Keyhole on Mercy

  THE MORNING BEFORE SHE DIED, my grandmother shook her head in an it’s-no-use sort of way, looked at my mother and me and told us the truth. “I don’t think I’m going to make it this time,” she said. … Continue reading

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