Why I Write

Together, the COVID pandemic, the murder of George Floyd, and the seemingly irreconcilable differences of political parties have propelled me to engage more in the world and follow a long simmering desire to write.

My tactic is to take a personal angle, mine or someone else’s, on a contentious topic and acknowledge it. We’re so often talking past each other. I want to address what I hear, and I’d like to bring the temperature down. Sometimes, though, it requires confrontation. But always, the…



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