How Do You Measure A Year?

How Do You Measure A Year?

Seasons of Love, the opening song to Broadway’s Rent, is one of the most popular musical numbers of all time. The show follows a group of friends living through the AIDS pandemic in the late 80’s New York City. The opening song, reprised multiple times throughout the show, proclaims the ups and downs of a…

Building Community While Social Distancing

Building Community While Social Distancing

Social distancing is the latest phrase to enter the global lexicon. Epidemiologists agree avoiding people is the only tool we have to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. People are more isolated and lonely than ever. Social distancing, while vital, will cut people off from their communities, friends, neighbors, and families. So how…

What We Can Learn From Each Other

What We Can Learn From Each Other

Our world is divided. I’d say this is a statement we can all agree on, but I know there are people who will argue with me. We’re divided and separated into our various camps. Some dividing lines are easy to see. Politics divide us right down the middle. Which sports teams we root for come…