Jan 21, 2021
Washington, DC is, and always must remain, a golden city. Here's my story of landing, fresh-faced from Nebraska, in our nation's capital during the summer of 1987 -- and how life there is now irrevocably changed by the January 6, 2021 insurrection.
Jan 14, 2021
Sometimes simple is not so smart. Americans tend to prefer the dumb over the keen -- just because one is easier to understand, and share, than the other. That lackadaisical mendacity must not be allowed to be a substitute for greatness. Reject Boaty McBoatface. Rejoice in the genius of others!
Jan 7, 2021
We spend our lives apologizing. We express regret for thoughts and feelings we cannot repress. Not every thought need be shared or spoken. Even when we know better, we still take a step too far, we still arrive at peace too late, we are still unable to stop the inevitable spew of hurt in reclamation.
Dec 31, 2020
Our system of law is broken. The guilty are set free. The innocent are doing hard time. Is there any way to get out of this moral morass that enrobes us like tar and sinks our highest aspirations?
Dec 24, 2020
The night before is more powerful than the event of the day. We place great cultural value on moon anticipation of the moment when the result of the next sun often churns to disappointment and decay.