Happy Pride Month -- and...
#BLM #BLACKLIVESMATTER #JUSTICEFORGEORGEFLOYD Black lives matter. The job of the police force is -- or should be -- to protect and serve the citizenry, the banner of which absolutely always must include every citizen of color. Good police officers de-escalate confrontation. They are willing to put their own lives on the line rather than cross … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: June 1, 2020
I don't make friends easily. It takes a while for me to open up. Only time and experience together can draw you in. (I think most people are probably this way.) Once you're my friend, though, I will move heaven and earth to help you and to be a good friend, to be there for … Continue reading I Lost a Friend Today (a sort-of letter)
Y'all. My heart hurts so much right now that I can barely breathe. My husband was flying back over the ocean as the people of Nice, France, were crying a sea of tears. I was on a mountain as people in Dallas were brought low by a sniper firing on cops protecting a peaceful protest. … Continue reading Roiling Love