On Writing Jane, Unlimited: Please Don’t Choose Your Own Adventure

Before I start, a couple of important things: There’s a documentary airing on Monday on PBS called Unrest, about MECFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome). I hope you’ll watch it and pass the word on. Official blurb: “Jennifer Brea is working on her PhD at Harvard and about to marry the love of her life when… Read more »

Pictures and Stories from the Counter-Protest in Boston

Yesterday, about 20,000 protesters marched through Roxbury and the South End, joining another approximately 20,000 protesters who were already gathered at the Boston Common. We were 40,000 strong, protesting a handful of people having a “free speech,” a.k.a. hate speech, rally in our city. Kevin and I, with some friends, were part of the marching… Read more »

Three Links About How to Contribute to the Resistance

I have three links to share. 1. Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda. Written by former progressive congressional staffers, this is intended as a practical guide to influencing the legislature. It’s well-written and easy to absorb, it contains insights that only people in the business would be able to provide, and it… Read more »

Pictures and Reflections

Here’s how it looks outside the windows today… I left the endless rain of Northern California and came home to the snow of Eastern Massachusetts :o). Weather is so good for writing. I wrote two and a half pages this morning while curled up in blankets and watching the snow fall. (I consider two pages… Read more »

Pictures from This Weekend’s CAIR Protests in Boston, New York, Pittsburgh

I’m trying to assemble some links with resources for things we can do to fight this cowardly, cruel bully. I hope to post that soon. BTW, I like this street art by a Japanese graffiti artist. So, Boston had a rally today organized by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). We were there, along with… Read more »

Many March Photos from Many Places :o)

I’ll start with Boston, because that’s where I live. I’ll end with Atlanta, because that’s where I marched. In between: Asheville, NC; Baltimore, MD; Geneva, Switzerland; Jacksonville, FL; New York, NY; Oakland, CA; Paris, France; Pittsburgh, PA; Portland, OR; Rochester, NY; San Diego, CA; St. Paul, MN; and Washington DC. At the end of any… Read more »

A Preview of My Protest Pictures

Friends and family have sent me many, many pictures of Saturday’s protests — so far I have 15 cities represented — and I can’t want to share them. I’m just waiting a few more days to give people time to send me stuff. In the meantime, I encourage you to read Malinda Lo’s post about… Read more »