My Racist Friend
Episode 2.11: Paused

Episode 2.11: Paused

April 26, 2020

As state governors take the forefront in determining how long and to what extent stay-at-home orders exist, Don and Amy check in with each other about new challenges that come with hitting Pause on familiar routines. They talk about the impact illness and sickness have had on their mood and about the changes that will need to happen for our country as it shifts away from life at home. Don also talks about his family's discussions around wearing a mask in public.

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Episode 2.10: Working the Room

Episode 2.10: Working the Room

April 18, 2020

From their respective homes, Amy and Don connect through Zoom to update each other on the continued challenges of remaining at home. They explore the tensions between feeling gratitude for what privilege provides and feeling empathy toward those for whom a pandemic is risk to health and financial stability. The two friends speculate on what current behaviors they want to take with them after sheltering stops.

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Episode 2.9: Vulnerable

Episode 2.9: Vulnerable

April 10, 2020

With birds and dogs in the background, Don and Amy catch up on another week of stay-at-home life and trying to keep COVID-19 at bay. The friends talk about taking action, as well as the need to be and privilege of being vulnerable. They also share what things are giving them hope in these stressful times.

Additional resources:

The planned 2020 Relational Summit scheduled for May 14-17 has been postponed. Follow the Bloomington Center for Connection on Facebook to be alerted when a new date is scheduled. Stay safe!

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Episode 2.8: Keeping It Real

Episode 2.8: Keeping It Real

April 4, 2020

A week into spring break, Don and Amy talk about how they are coping with the stay-at-home order from Indiana Governor Holcomb. In their discussion, they talk about how the COVID crisis is forcing us to wrestle with our humanity and our responsibility toward both the planet and each other.

Additional resources:

The planned 2020 Relational Summit scheduled for May 14-17 has been postponed. Follow the Bloomington Center for Connection on Facebook to be alerted when a new date is scheduled. Stay safe!

Buy "Your Racist Friend" by They Might Be Giants on iTunes

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