InvictusBy William Ernst Henley Out of the night that covers me,       Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be       For my unconquerable soul.  In the fell clutch of circumstance       I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance       My head is bloody, but unbowed.  Beyond this place of wrath and tears       Looms but… Continue reading Mood

Buzzword: Parity

TL;DR: Thoughts on gender and racial parity. I have many.  UN Secretary General António Guterres shared this message over the weekend: I wholeheartedly believe that parity is an admirable, if elusive goal for any organizing body that does community work. After watching this video, I'm struck with a few thoughts:  I understand that Guterres is… Continue reading Buzzword: Parity

One Year

This past weekend marked one full year of being married. We unexpectedly celebrated in a very Dane and Angela-esque way. Rewind to a few days earlier. The Scene: A nondescript Seattle apartment bathroom, Dane and Angela are getting ready for work… Angela, from the shower: "Dane? I feel a little guilty. I didn't get you anything… Continue reading One Year