Untested

I caught myself midsentence: “ I think if she could just see that all she has to do is . . . “ Oh honey, just be quiet. Shut up, shut up, shut up. Despite my best intentions, I was doing it again. Chatting about how someone else should be running their life. Even with…

Won’t you be my neighbor?

I am part of a rare ecosystem, one which is fast becoming extinct. Let’s not let it happen. I’m part of a neighborhood. That doesn’t mean I live in a cookie-cutter subdivision surrounded by lots of other people of similar socioeconomic persuasions. That’s called a block. Or a development. Or a high-rise. I live in…