Was also wonderful to spend the evening eating delicious grilled treats and laughing catching up with friends. (Also, skewers really do taste better when grilled robatayaki-style over bincho-tan.)

There are few people I know as kind, brave, and warm-hearted as my dear friend Nathan. So happy to celebrate his and Nika’s marriage today. 🎉🎊

Reading: “In an interrupt culture, the ideas that win aren’t necessarily the best ideas, they’re just the ideas that were voiced the most loudly over somebody else’s.”

I’ve been remiss in my letter-writing recently. Need to catch up to my regular pace of correspondence, so started by writing two letters this morning. More to come this weekend, for sure.

Reading: “By forcing reporters to optimize every story for clicks and requiring them to race to publish follow-on articles on every topic, the clickbait economics of online media encourage carelessness and drama.”

The bad news is that I’ve been teetering on the edge of relapse for a few months now and I think I’ve tipped over to that side, today. The good news is that the cat is purring loudly on my lap and I have a delicious mug of tea in my hands and everything’s going to be okay.

Reading: “Every day, women across the country consider the risks. That is our day job and our night shift. We have a diploma in risk consideration.”

Reading: “There’s an unfair burden placed on people who experience oppression and discrimination to rise above it, or turn the other cheek.”

Reading: “The truth hurts white people. Colin Kaepernick has hurt white people, and that is why it’s convenient to banish him, because he holds America’s worst nightmare: the mirror.”