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June 2019

Transcending Old Stories

Last week, New York columnist David Brooks wrote an opinion piece that talked about two differing narratives of our national identity. The first is of a land of opportunity, where immigrants ( overwhelmingly white) established a new country and set out to pursue their dreams. The second begins with travesties committed against Native American Indians […]


Elizabeth and I were again talking to people on the street about “Traveling to a New America”. One of our questions, which we repeatedly asked, was: “What’s going to change all this divisiveness we’re experiencing in our country right now?” As usual, I’m intrigued, surprised, and amused by some of the answers: #1:   “One generation, […]