Sad quaker hat drawing by author.

A Quaker’s Lament

This just in from Baltimore, Wednesday—question, KtB! Why do people tell me such sad things all the time??? Why are old men constantly looking away and almost breaking down in tears in their blazers around me? WHY??? In the meetinghouse vestibule, amongst peace pamphlets and before an engraving of Elizabeth Fry reading to prisoners, a…