2015 Documentary Starring, Amy Winehouse Directed by, Asif Kapadia Sometimes with people who burned as bright as Amy, it is too intense a flame ever to sustain itself. Inevitably they’re snuffed out, flames blazing highest just before they plummet suddenly… Read More ›

Recent Posts

  • Organizing!

    This week I had a rude reminder of just how close to the surface the wounds from this past election still are. Somehow, I thought enough time had passed for the scabs to have grown over, calloused and toughened and better… Read More ›

  • Stop Telling Me to Stay in My Lane. There Are No Lanes Anymore. — Discover

    “Politics does not stick to one lane. It veers across the highway, crashing into ambulances and school buses and running over the occasional bunny. Sometimes it jumps the railing and comes careening into our homes.” via Stop Telling Me to Stay… Read More ›

  • The Senate BCRA Bill Part 2: How Could It Affect Care in Walla Walla?

      The sudden announcement that Adventist General Hospital was closing sent a shock wave through Walla Walla recently. An unwelcome reminder of the precariousness of our healthcare system and how vulnerable we are when systems fail. Walla Walla General Hospital… Read More ›

  • The Senate BCRA Bill Part 1: What it Could Mean for Healthcare in America

      Much debate and lots of concern have surrounded the new GOP health care bill the Senate released on June 22, 2017, putting an end to all the waiting, but not necessarily all the worry. As the weeks ticked by… Read More ›

  • Glitter & Be Gay

    “Ah, how can worldly things take the place of honor lost? Can they compensate for my fallen state, purchased as they were at such an awful cost?” ~ Quote from Leonard Bernstein’s musical adaptation of the Voltaire play, Candide.    … Read More ›

  • Witness

    I was remembering an old writer’s saying today: when in doubt, write what you know. So much of what I’ve been writing lately has been nothing at all about what I know and while I don’t consider myself a real… Read More ›