a prayer for us all

We survived the first frost. We reveled in the glee of the first snow. And our city stood in solidarity unafraid, unhindered by the botched pipe bomb that went off this morning. There are no words. Our city is not the first to be inflicted with terrorism, and we will not be the last. HatredContinue reading “a prayer for us all”

That Six-Letter Word

Fact: Women in the U.S. have a 1 in 8 (or about 12%) lifetime risk of getting breast cancer. This means that for every 8 women in the U.S. who live to be age 85, 1 will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. Early detection is the first step in prevention and treatment. AndContinue reading “That Six-Letter Word”

Smiles & Springtime

I have an early morning meeting in lower Manhattan. I exit the subway to a city not quite awake. My path takes me around the Oculus and 9/11 Memorial Pools. I pause to touch one of the engraved names, make a silent prayer in a morning meditation.     Spring is in the air. DaffodilContinue reading “Smiles & Springtime”