A little Helen Frankenthaler for your thoughts?
Listening to the radio this morning, I was hit with a wave of sadness. There was brief coverage of the services in Charleston and the grief smacked me right in the face. Shitty things happen all the time. For some reason, this tragedy in Charleston feels different. It brings fresh sorrow every time I see a photograph of mourners or hear a family member speak of their lost loved one.
Something has to change. How can we as a country live like this?
I don’t have any of the answers. I don’t know what the next steps are. All I know is something is wrong and (unfortunately) I don’t think we, the American people, can rely on government to fix it.
For now, I am keeping the people of Charleston in my thoughts and in my heart. I hope they can feel the love so many are sending their way. Even in the face of such terribleness, there is always love.
Some brighter notes from the day:
Um – I love this list and I love how wrong Fox was about a film with a female protagonist.
I can’t claim to understand it all – but gotta give Taylor Swift props for standing up to Apple. Girls got balls.