The new year is underway. We have little idea what it will hold. We have hopes and qualms, loose plans and quiet intentions. We will all be watching what unfolds and will play our part accordingly.
Tonight I made tom kha pad thai yum.
I heard Aung San Suu Kyi answer questions from a class of American students. I admired her dignity, intelligence, and radiance of being. At last in Burma, democracy looks possible again: that precious blend (to quote The Lady) of freedom and security.