Some of you have already raced into the new year. Eager for a fresh start, you’ve put away both the Christmas decorations and 2016.
Others of us are cleaning our slates more slowly. We’re still sitting under Christmas lights, reflecting a bit longer on 2016 before we turn our faces to what lies ahead.
I am in the slower bunch. As I mull over 2016, I’m curious about what in my own writing sparked the most interest. Below are my most widely read posts from the past year. They land on the weighty rather than the frivolous.
1. What a vote for Trump says to black Americans (written several weeks before the election)
©Laura Goetsch and Thinking About Such Things, 2017