I really picked the wrong four years of my life to finally pay attention to politics.
What? It’s not like I don’t have the time.
As we go through an indeterminate period of time separated from the normal rhythm of our lives, Americans are going to be forced to consider what’s most important to them. The answer, so far, appears to be family, community, and a sense of decency—whether it’s in the heroism of health-care workers or in the video that your friend shared of some random act of kindness. Our politics and government should reflect that decency in the priorities we set at home and the actions we take abroad.
9/11 No Longer Defines Our World – The Atlantic
Word of the day: dazzle
This morning requires a mountain of hash browns.
Not everyone’s ready for it just yet, I know, but maybe if I’m gentle and drop just tiny, attentive bits for now, we can find space, little pockets of time and effort, slow breaths held just long enough, to allow room near to us for some optimism.
Sunny the golden retriever lives with his owner, Karen Eveleth, in Manitou Springs. They’ve been neighbors with Renee Hellman for over a decade, and when she self-quarantined for her own health, the two thought of a clever way to help her get her groceries.
Dog makes deliveries to quarantined neighbor in Colorado – KKTV News
I thought changing scenery by heading to the grocery store today would do me some good, help reset my mind. Nope. I’m going to bed. Someone please call me when there’s a working vaccine and a credible plan to move us forward.