Expand & protect.
Lunch yesterday with my awesome friend Susie Greene, who has just produced/published this multimedia investigation into solitary confinement. Extra bonus awesomeness, it features ass-kicking DU clinical professor Laura Rovner. The video will expand your brain into the toxic arena of solitary confinement. You thought it was just a few days “in the hole” for bad behavior. Think again.
And, um, protect. After lunch — at the (perfectly appropriate) prodding of Susie and Tim — Susie took me ski-helmet shopping. I have been trying to convince myself that having skied for 40ish years without a helmet, I was somehow grandfathered (grandmothered?) in. But even I had to admit, finally, that this made no damn sense. So now I’ll look like this when I ski:
Or more realistically: