I realized I needed to just be still the last month or so as life happened around me. Plenty's made me stop and look at where I've been, where I am -- and most importantly, where I'm going in relation to this perennially, screwed-up country and world in which we live. "Radio Silence" was necessary for my soul.
A family member's debilitating illness that led to yet another funeral this year, along with frustrations with my only brother and thousands of miles driven with my road-dog, Blanca as a result -- have all had me carefully ordering my steps.
I'll publish the final part of "Preserving cultural identity in the face of institutionalized white supremacy: Another Home-going -- Pt. 1" about Veronica Brown tomorrow because I just have to, then I'll move on to Part 2 of the series which has been bouncing around in my head like crazy given all I've been processing lately. In the meantime, listen to my beautiful, young sister sing about what I've been deeply feeling about US since I've been gone:
Hang in there with me, Family...