And on the seventh month…we couldn’t rest easy, because the COVID-19 pandemic’s still going on – but, I think, we have managed to carry on, now, haven’t we. I mean, yeah, everywhere around the world there is some sort of conflict as I type, but the planet’s filled with people who simply shine. That’s my […]
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 […]
If we all had gotten our heads out of our collective overprivileged asses months ago, we might, just might be well on our to have widely managed this COVID-19 global-pandemic crisis in a much more efficient kind of way. A life-saving kind of way. Will we ever learn?
Notre-Dame de Paris caught fire last year, and you wanna know what my memory of that day is? Urgh, the old coot I used to enjoy helping at the grocery store where I used to work, until that day. Him, his blue hat, and his loud and misguided Made-in-the-USA Islamophobia. Old (Caucacious) Man Chad. A […]
As the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by a novel and deadly coronavirus that spread out of China during the winter, has us on Month 3 of a generalized global shutdown, I thought I’d check in on some of the people I’ve met along the way, my community. I have lived in three cities across two countries […]
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 […]
I’m so not sorry, but some of us have been jumping at the bit to honor this planet for a while now, OK. One way or another, in our own ways, we learned something, we paid attention to the people who were doing something – speaking up – about it, and we took stock. We […]
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 […]
Not a pandemonium. This season of the COVID-19 pandemic, please, remember the Golden Rule.
The San Francisco Ballet is about to kick off its 2020 season by kicking off one the most famous shoes on the planet. Nah, not really. There will be no glass slipper in this SF Ballet production of Cinderella, which Christopher Wheeldon (An American in Paris), the English international choreographer, has updated with stunning style, charming […]