I am a collector of stories. I watch people, I listen closely to them, I eavesdrop on their conversations in person and on social media, and I look …The Cruelty Sickness of Kind People
The ten victims in Boulder and the eight in Atlanta were survivors. They had managed to weather the greatest public health crisis of our lifetime: an…They Survived a Global Pandemic, But Not America’s Gun Epidemic.
One day at a time. Life is good.
AP Photo/Butch Dill 500,000 people in a year, gone. 5 full University of Alabama Stadiums. 192 9-11 attacks. 8.6 Vietnam Wars. 500,000 lives in 12 …Grieving Half a Million American Lives
This is hell. It is the stuff of nightmare visions, more vile and brutal than the mind can fathom, a place of breathtaking terror. It is the cold, …The Bruised Angels (To Frontline Healthcare Workers)
Dear 2020, We need to talk. (Whew, this is awkward.) I’ve been trying for twelve months to find the right way to say this, the perfectly constructed …Dear 2020, Please GTFO.
COVID beat America—completely, unequivocally, and historically. There’s simply no way around that truth. We have been decimated far beyond even the …The Virus Didn’t Defeat America, Freedom Did