Gratitude journals are for the winsome and sad scrabbling for hope.
On politics—it can feel impossible
and not be, not by a long shot. https://fairfight.com
On podcasts—someone said "Listen to this" and I did, and it's home in every way possible. https://www.vilevirginia.com
On poetry—Shaindel selected these poems by Eric Wayne Dickey for Contrary, and they are everything. https://contrarymagazine.com/2020/three-poems-from-the-book-of-james/
Our house, the single-pane windows, and everything our house knew of us—all of it has passed to good people with expansive hearts and gentle ways.
And, most of all, these two people, who make everything possible and hopeful.