Edee Edwards

Listen and think for yourself

Listen and think for yourself

‘I relive Jan. 6 a lot. And it is nothing if not painful. But I know that both things matter: the loss of my father, and the near loss of our country’s integrity.’

I asked for my father's MAGA hat, from among the other pieces of his life that we kids were helping Mom clear out of their closet.

My father and I loved each other, despite the flaws we shared. Chief among those is stubbornness. A second is the desire to debate politics - hotly and loudly, too often. A third is the tendency towards pessimism.

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