February 8, 2017

Showing Up

“It’s ironic,” I thought, as I pedaled furiously along the Midtown Greenway, “that I spent so much emotional energy being outraged at the news of the travel ban, and yet lost track of time at the end of the day and am late to protest.” This is the reality and danger of the citizen’s experience: you want to make a …

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January 5, 2017

What Happened to 2016’s Resolutions?

Now is the time of year when many Americans write lists: of presents, of goals, or resolutions. Remember back to March 1st of 2016 when Minnesotans were collectively building lists of resolutions at our precinct caucuses.   In SD 62 Ward 8, one of my neighbors didn’t structure of her resolution “correctly” so a few folks helped her reword it, so …

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