Here in Cambridge, as in a number of nearby towns, we are generally all doing what we’re told and staying inside while the search for the Boston Marathon bombings suspect continues. What a strange and difficult day. What a hard week the Boston area has had. I have been thinking a lot about the parts of the world where this kind of violence is the norm. I’ve been thinking about the sensationalist news media, which makes me sick. I’ve been thinking about the victims; the helpers working so hard to keep us safe today; and the fact that this hunt is for a nineteen-year-old. I’ve been thinking about a lot of things; there is too much to think about.
I love my home.
My heart goes out to those suffering, and my gratitude to all the helpers, who come in many forms. I don’t have much to offer, but here is some beauty…