A rare personal note.
The signs were, in retrospect, a sign. Chugging down to Ventura in our biodiesel Jetta on our way to a consultation with an orthopedic surgeon, we passed a road sign telling us there was "shoulder work ahead." No kidding, I thought ruefully. But the next sign did not bode well.
"Right shoulder closed." Which turned out to be my prognosis.
Purchase tickets to the 2017 BCM annual Thank-You party for our Friends, Partners and Donors. (Admission price covers our costs for dinner.)
Monday, February 20th, 2017, 5.30 – 8.30 pm
One month after the inauguration of Donald Trump, come build some courage by joining our opening session for the Bartimaeus Kinsler Institute. The evening will consist of:$15.00
(Recorded December 13, 2016). View this recorded webinar at your convenience.
Elaine introduced us to the Mesoamerican story of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Ched bridged the revolutionary story of Guadalupe to the current struggle by the keepers of the Water and all those at Standing Rock, ND. We hear live from Bob Two Bulls, dodging blizzards in ND and from Tim Nafziger and then Victoria Loorz, all of whom had been at Standing Rock at critical moments in recent weeks and months, and who shared their differing perspectives and experiences there.
Today marks a month since the Election Day shocker in the presidential race. I’ve been talking to younger colleagues who, in its wake, were paralyzed by incredulity and disorientation. I certainly understand that a Trump presidency feels apocalyptic to them; I was as stunned and depressed as anyone.
But if there is a silver lining here, it’s that we have seen this awful movie before.