For the past month, we have had some weather up here in Northern California. The smoke plus the fog in the Bay Area has been a realness. It is not pleasant. I am beyond-grateful to be safely sheltered with my family, and to want for almost nothing. I understand Cal Fire has dubbed the Northern […]
Knock, knock. Who’s there? Month 5. Month 5 who? Yeah, y’ know…Month 5 (dude) of the COVID-19 global pandemic and – shudder – of this generalized global shutdown that has ensued and that stubbornly won’t let up unless we all wear our masks, already, and we all make ourselves scarce so that we are not […]
COVID-19 isn’t a crisis anymore. It is a failure, of our leadership and of our humanity. There it is. And here we are (still), looking like we didn’t know this novel coronavirus was this much of an existential threat (there is no vaccine! it spreads easy and fast! it can kill you or your loved […]
Don’t go getting any ideas about summer. How ever could we have known, that the spring season’s arrival was on notice 10 weeks and a day ago, when I started to reflect on what I would want to teach the kids – my nieces and nephews – about life, love, liberty, and the pursuit of […]
We live in a beautiful world, so, if everything and everyone is connected on this big, beautiful Earth that we are lucky to be borrowing, then we must consider whether this novel coronavirus, a.k.a. COVID-19, didn’t simply improve on its known predecessors to adapt to a more hostile environment. I mean, we got melting poles…a […]
Levi’s is going live at 5:01, California time, this afternoon. The San Francisco-based company is launching 5:01 Live today, in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. I’m not at liberty to say who’s lined up to perform this week, but when you see them, you just might drop it like it’s hot with excitement. You might call […]
Argh…the things you hear Brian Williams say on the cable news, when you do plug back in, as I did a couple of nights ago. Ha. Haha. You guys. Don’t think only about the “economic hit” of things this COVID-19 season, please. Our connectivity, if not our humanity, is being challenged and showcased here – one […]
Not a pandemonium. This season of the COVID-19 pandemic, please, remember the Golden Rule.