Category Archives: social justice

Un-Installing tRump

Wednesday, January 20th 2020: Biden-Harris Inauguration Day . . For realz, this is what I woke up to today: . . Pinching myself. And saying; “BYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!” 👋

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400 Lights, 400,000 Lives

Tuesday, January 19th 2020 Biden-Harris Inaguration Eve . . I was unprepared for such a display of dignity, class, caring, recognition, commemoration, grief, honor, hope, beauty… and determination. *

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Post-Insurrection Meditation Exercise

Monday, January 11th 2020 . Inspired by these words below here, on this day I signed up for an online meditation thing. . This person Dr. Amanda Kemp is someone whose black voice I’d like to tune to, and amplify … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2020

Thursday, November 26th 2020 . . . Zooming for Thanksgiving is about what you’d expect. Between technical challenges and standard chaos, we sign off before too long. But not before Gavin consults Bubble Wow on the best practices for how … Continue reading

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Diamond Jack

Apropos of nothing –save perhaps a steadfast general commitment to doing good in the world– here is this thrilling cartoon which Gavin found and we love. Enjoy! Diamond Jack [3:06]: . *

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Election 2020: #CountEveryVote Rally in Boston with the Kids

Wednesday, November 4th 2020 . Boy: We shouldn’t have to worry about the outcome of this election! Me: Why? Boy: Because I’m a KID! Me: I think you mean, you shouldn’t have to worry about whether this election is fair. … Continue reading

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Election Night 2020

Tuesday, November 3rd 2020 It almost feels like an out of body experience. It’s hard to believe this night is finally here, or actually happening. We wade through the blathering of the returns from the polls, and pass through a … Continue reading

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8:46 with Dave Chapelle

Monday, October 26th 2020 I had the privilege of watching this this morning; better late than never. Sharing it here to increase the chance that you may as well. This film is 27 minutes long. 8:46 – Dave Chappelle [27:20]: … Continue reading

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Side Effects of Voting for tRump

October 2020 I found this TikToc to be quite informative. What do you think? #VOTEHIMOUT!!! And to be clear, please allow Phillipa Soo and Groffsauce to explain it: *

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Small Victory: ByeDon Signs for Our Condo

Saturday, October 17th 2020 This is a big deal because it’s the first time our condo community of 14 families has displayed a political message of any kind, not to mention that message is one big fat beautiful and dignified … Continue reading

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