Conversations with Laurine never fail to entertain. As Colin commented after my lesson last week, "I never hear you laugh as much as when you're on the phone with Laurine." I'd like to say this is because Laurine and I exchange witty bilingual repartee, but in reality we're usually laughing because we're struggling to have … Continue reading Molettes

The apocalypse

One house in our neighborhood has started sharing sidewalk chalk surveys to poll the neighbors on their feelings regarding the pandemic. Passers-by can vote with a stone, a sweetgum ball, or a stick—whatever they can find nearby. This survey - their first - was one of my favorites. "I thought the apocalypse would have more: … Continue reading The apocalypse

Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, which makes this year extra special. Not to mention, the tragedy of the pandemic is making clear in real-time how environmental health is directly linked to human health. The best time to build ourselves a healthier, happier, and safer society was decades ago, but … Continue reading Earth Day