"Wherever you are, you are not alone, even in your aloneness. I can hear you. And I am smiling."
Sometimes you get to meet your superheroes.
Of the polarizing, complicated, many-sided political knot in which our country - and world - are currently entangled, I will say this.
We the people must be kind. We the people must be respectful. We the people must be compassionate. And we the people must pay attention.
Following one of those otherworldly autumn showers - where light outlines the hard edges of bruise-blue clouds overhead - I was struck by the hues plastered around me on the sidewalks and streets.
And I thought, who am I to be bored?