rest stop

k and i drove to michigan over the weekend to pick up her dog and bring him to our new place in baltimore. on our way into Michigan, we pulled into one of the elaborate rest stops on the ohio turnpike. it's late--maybe 9 or 10 o'clock and we were about 2 hours from ypsi, … Continue reading rest stop


when i was a kid, i learned the bible story where someone asks jesus how many times he should be expected to forgive another person. the forgiver suggests seven, and jesus says, "seventy times seven." i remember thinking that number was huge. that's 490 forgivenesses. i don't know anymore if i think it's too many … Continue reading parable

Supporting Palestine

I wrote this in 2014, but as Israel's ongoing violence against Gaza demonstrates, particularly in their response to the Great March of Return, it's as timely as ever. The only thing I would add now: Lift up Palestinian voices: read, exhibit, and promote Palestinians, cite Palestinians, invite Palestinians, reblog retweet and repost Palestinians. Let Palestine … Continue reading Supporting Palestine