Category Archives: Caroline Center

Seeing Strength in Numbers

  How will you spend your courage,/Her life asks my life. No courage spent of/Bloodshot/gunshot/taproot/eye – How will you make your way? Then, respond to the day/some other way than blind – from The World Made and Unmade by Jane … Continue reading

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Fighting Against the Fade

I’m not sure if D. Watkins’ The Cook Up: A Crack Rock Memoir was on anyone else’s wish list for Mother’s Day this year, but it was on mine. Having just been published and released in early May, this book … Continue reading

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Jemella Nation: My Story

    Who am I? At the age of 34 years old, I’m still trying to find that out. When I was born, I was someone’s daughter. I had brothers and a sister. So, I was someone’s big sister and … Continue reading

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No Ordinary Journey

  The cover of Alexandra Hurwitz’s book, On Looking: A Walker’s Guide to the Art of Observation, could have been the only book on the shelf at the New York Public Library Store. It had me from the beginning. Before … Continue reading

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Right Reverence

  The forgotten virtue of reverence, as classicist and writer Professor Paul Woodruff suggests, may very well be the mother of all virtues – the virtue that makes all of the other virtues possible. The virtue that ensures that the … Continue reading

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Bringing Light to Baltimore

  We are walking on a thin thread of hope, which is really a narrow beam of light, which arced from a small spark in a street lamp 200 years ago. We were a premiere light city in 1816, with … Continue reading

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And The Only Prescription Is More Grace

  In fact, the only cure for this particular election-year fever, if not more cowbell, might just be a little more grace.   A Caroline Center trainee once shared these insightful words of advice with her fellow trainees – and, I am … Continue reading

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