Thoughts About Growing Hope

Hope is one of those words that baffles me. It’s certainly part of the discourse around how to adjust to the upcoming presidency of our Perpetrator-in-Chief, but what does it really mean, particularly in that context? I can start with the Merriam-Webster definition, that hope is “the feeling of wanting something to happen and thinking

On the Snowbanks of Memory

This afternoon, gazing through the windows of my Georgia home as Mother Nature graced the landscape of my front yard with a steady flurry of snow, my mind traveled back to my childhood in Brooklyn. No surprise really. I’d spent much of today gathering notes for two workshops I’ll be giving at the Atlanta Writers