Preparing for adversity

The plane had already pulled away from the gate and was sitting on the tarmac for what seemed to be an eternity. I fidgeted nervously along with my fellow passengers. Then came the dreaded announcement: “Ladies and gentlemen, we have a mechanical problem with one of...

With heavy heart

There were several topics I wanted to write about but I sit here heavy hearted and overwhelmed with grief. The catastrophic earthquake in Japan and nuclear disaster unfolding render me speechless. Today, the posts I wanted to write seem insignificant in the face of so...

The habits of history

Black History Month is over, and we’re now into Women’s History month. Forgotten history, unrecorded stories, marginalized peoples, all need their own month to remind us and encourage us about our past and future. If that’s the rationale, then we also need a Personal...