Mad About Millennials Attitudes? Go Look in the Mirror: An Open Letter to Fellow Gen Xers

I know we're all tired--even those of us who are tired and happy--of election news. But, don't worry, this post really isn't about the election, or the transition, or any of the characters involved in the beast henceforth referred to as The Great Awakening, part 3 (TGA3); however, it is written in the context of … Continue reading Mad About Millennials Attitudes? Go Look in the Mirror: An Open Letter to Fellow Gen Xers

For the First Time in 24 Years, I Voted: Here’s Why

Some time ago I spent a lot of time "hiding" posts on the various social media forums I use by folks who constantly posted about politics. I was worn out by it and dismayed at the lack of decorum and the poisonous tone of many of those posts. More recently (during the summer), I declared … Continue reading For the First Time in 24 Years, I Voted: Here’s Why

Reasonable People Can Agree to Disagree, But We Are Not Reasonable People Anymore (Revised)

I posted the original version of this essay way back in June of last year. Long before the party conventions, the debates, the Access Hollywood videos, or the emails. I posted it long before the election; long before the meltdowns over cabinet nominees; long before the Russians "hacked the election" (a post coming soon about … Continue reading Reasonable People Can Agree to Disagree, But We Are Not Reasonable People Anymore (Revised)