Pummeled by Cross Currents of Politics and Violence

Waves of fury and incredulity pummel my mental shores. Naïve as I am, despite the pundits’ prediction that Senate Republicans would vote to acquit Trump, I believed that dedication to democracy, oaths of office, oaths of impartiality, and love of country would win out over party Continue reading “Pummeled by Cross Currents of Politics and Violence”

An Inauguration Reflection

I watched the inaugural ceremonies from a BarcaLounger at the Smilow Cancer Center. I was undergoing my fourth chemotherapy infusion to treat a diagnosis of ovarian cancer.

The energy at the Center was supercharged. At the first notes of our national anthem, a patient rose and Continue reading “An Inauguration Reflection”

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