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Letters and Correspondence

This entry is another from my "tough conversations with the opposition" series. The only thing that's turned out to be "tough" about these conversations is getting past my initial doubt—all hypothetical, all "in my head"—that we'll be able to connect at all. I am finding that I have much more in common with these folks that [...]

Since the election, I've been putting effort into having conversations with people from the opposite side of the political spectrum. These conversations—whether they happen via phone, in-person, text or email—have been helpful. I'm clarifying my thoughts, finding common ground, revising my opinions and questioning my assumptions. I wanted to post some excerpts here for two reasons: [...]