Today, as the life of my friend Marilyn was celebrated, I realized she is one of the best examples of what it means to live as Mary did in that moment. Continue reading How can I help? A Eulogy.
I feel sorry for our sidewalk. Even though it has a strong German name, Bürgersteige (which literally means “path for the people”), and though the sidewalk concept emerged out of the best of human intentions. Ours needs help. Continue reading Ode to Our Sidewalk
Dear Councilmembers, Tonight, you are being asked to vote on expanding protections for Oakland’s renters. This last step will protect … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Oakland City Council: Close the Duplex / Triplex / 4-plex Loophole