Thursday, May 08, 2003
Something So Sacred

This piece from yesterday's New York Times tells an unlikely love story: Mixed race, mixed gender, mixed sexual orientation, mixed age. Okay, so it's near the simplest love of all. Still, it's a touching tale.

Besides, it's about southern cooking, which is always something to be appreciated.

The link was from an unexpected place: This entry from Rod Derher at The Corner from National Review Online. But that's the way real diversity works: When you let people be people instead of devaluing them because they fit some cubbyhole you don't like, they very frequently surprise you with some valuable contribution to your life or to life itself.