This photo was taken yesterday when we spent the day in Baltimore eating crab cakes, blowing glass, rolling down hills, and seeing art made out of food. It was a great day with my mom, my kids, and one of Noah's friends. It was sunny and we were savoring every minute of it.
This morning is dreary, rainy, cold, and scary. The election results will have a direct impact on our family.
A family with a daughter born in a different country and with darker skin. A Jewish family. A military family. A family of artists. A family with members wounded by war and members born with special challenges. A family with trans friends, gay friends, immigrant friends, and friends who are survivors of sexual assault and abuse. A family with members who are struggling to put food on the table. I want to have hope about the future, I really do, but right now I am reeling and wondering what is ahead for all of us.