Buddha and the cat

Dear President Biden, I feel somewhat guilty not writing to you about current events today given what’s going on in Kabul, Polk County, Minnesota, and Florida but I’m feeling wrung out and as though the only energy I can muster is for sending you a direct observation story, so here you go…. Yesterday toward the …

Three cats

Dear President Biden, I don’t have much for you this evening but will share a couple of things. First, we are waiting to find out the results of Laura’s COVID test. She met with a new work colleague on Monday at a coffee shop and since they are both vaccinated, they didn’t mask-up. Unfortunately, the …

The violence of nooses

Dear President Biden, It’s been a minute since I’ve had a moment to write to you. I don’t usually go this long between downloads, but a combination of being more tired than usual, having more work than usual, and playing more Scrabble than usual (as in playing Scrabble at all) have led to low letter …

The air we breathe

Dear President Biden, Diesel fuel fumes are wafting through the front windows from the huge dump truck that’s dumping a ginormous pile of gravel, dirt, or asphalt (not sure which this morning) in front of our house. It’s also incredibly loud when the trucks are getting in gear and drivers have to floor it to …

Karma bits

Dear President Biden, In honor of the beginning of Pride month, I thought I’d share a relevant, personal karma-tale and then highlight an additional relevant, out-in-the-wider-world karma-tale I read about in the WP this morning. So here goes…. I don’t know if you’ve been following the weather across the country, but if you have been …