I was born in West Texas. Paducah, Texas, to be specific. Big sky, red dirt country and so stark and … More
Some say – generally in the Alt Right media – that the Founding Fathers of the United States never foresaw … More
In the eternal human quest for Justice and Equality, some moments stand out. The meditating factor is always the commons. … More
From my personal perspective, fatherhood is intense. It is all-consuming, pervasive, wrenching and total. It is a visceral, genetic connection that has no equal in life. Its expression can vary, dependent upon circumstance, but it is fundamental and consumptive of the entirety of his being.
Being broke seems to be endemic. Money woes, bills pilling up, creditors calling for blood and first born children. Money … More
There is so much going on in the world and in each of our lives. It is too easy to be overwhelmed and to listen to the constant stream of chatter the flows through our minds, masking themselves as ourselves. These simple memes, in the form of images and words, are affirmations that seep into our subconscious the more we see them, that inform our knowledge base and that affect our lives in subtle but meaningful ways.
Not just reparations as Merriam-Webster’s defines it: the act of making amends, offering expiation, or giving satisfaction for a wrong … More