Errant Words on the Fourth

Be a patriot. Celebrate the founding fathers. Celebrate the country, the formation of the country, the exceptionalism of the country I was blessed to be born within but months ago, on the phone with my father, “I don’t really have that experience of pride about this place. That hasn’t been, not since I was a…

You Can’t Heal – 4

I watched the attack of the Capitol, same as you did. I felt a range of emotions, same as most people: anger, fear, sadness. I also felt an understanding, not for the actions taken but for where they came from. For eight weeks, many of the people there had been told by their social media…

Real Politics…elections come, elections go…

So, another election comes and goes, and what have we learned? People long for the days gone by? People are impatient? People are afraid? Rather than evolve with the times, people want to hold onto who they are, fingernails pulling out, teeth snarled? Rather than share, people are desperately trying to just keep what little…