Monthly Archives: December 2016

Heart in Hand

Past-election contention has brought many of us low. I don’t do contention period. Raised in a home where civility ruled and voices were never raised, my skin is thin. Reading the Southern Poverty Law Center’s report citing 867 cases of hateful harassment … Continue reading


Slaughter on Second Street

Winter has finally come to Westcliffe. The last few mornings we’ve had zero degrees at dawn, and today we have flurries… flurries that we fervently hope turn into a snow soaker. With colder below zero temperatures on the horizon, I moved four planters of … Continue reading

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