Ben Folds was a high school dream come true. “Jackson Cannery” still turns me into a pseudo-piano maestro.
Trials for the police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray starts today in Baltimore.
On assignment for NPR. Full text here: http://www.npr.org/2015/11/29/457404032/baltimore-residents-wary-as-freddie-gray-trials-slated-to-begin
The Holodomor was a man-made famine in Ukraine during 1932 and 1933. Millions were killed as a result of Soviet agricultural policies, and those victims are remembered by Ukrainians around the world on the fourth Saturday of November every year.
Kingman Island, underneath the bridge to Anacostia.
She shut up and danced (without me).
…but then we ate chicken kabob so all is good.
I wrote “memories” on my lantern, because no matter the path our world choses concerning nuclear arms, we should never forget the hibakushas and the lives it took away 70 years ago.
“From Hiroshima to Hope” event at Green Lake last night.