For the Victims

Another day. Another shooting. 17 more lives senselessly lost. 15 more lives wounded. Countless lives changed forever. Another day. Another endless casting call of politicians and pundits thumping their chests blaming this or that thing, or this or that person. Another day. Another Facebook filter..."Pray for [something new]." Another meme..."More people are killed by hammers....." … Continue reading For the Victims

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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

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)