Rainbows

Last night I was at a residents’ meeting in the lobby of my building. Those meetings are consistently dull, and unfortunately the group last night was the smallest I’ve seen yet.  I skip most of the meetings myself, so I can’t judge. Our main source of entertainment was watching other building occupants walk through the lobby, on their way up to their apartments or out for the evening.  One, a casual friend of mine who gave up on the meetings a long time ago because they were excruciating, moved at a fast clip with a small suitcase on wheels. Maybe … Continue reading Rainbows

Ya Gotta Dance…

Over the past few days, the tragedy at Pulse in Orlando has proven repeatedly that a crisis will bring out the best in some people and the worst in others. Within a day, so many potential donors lined up at a blood bank they had to be asked to return later, and deposits to a GoFundMe account exceeded all expectations.  Articulate speeches, candlelight vigils and rainbow displays expressed emotional support.  Those were among the best reactions. One example of the worst was uploaded to YouTube.  Pastor Roger Jimenez of Verity Baptist Church in Sacramento, CA, referred to Pulse club patrons … Continue reading Ya Gotta Dance…