One Shirt to Save Us All

March 3, 2017 0

I have a lot of dreams. I have goals that I am still working to accomplish. And sometimes, nay, most of the time, I worry that I won’t be able to accomplish them. It’s not […]

We Used To Be Soup, But Now We are Salad.

February 10, 2017 0

  This is the ship’s manifest from February 14, 1903, the day my 21 year old grandfather arrived at Ellis Island. I have three other ships’ manifests, each showing the arrival date of each of […]

Here’s Yet Another Meme to Prove My Point

January 27, 2017 0

When you respectfully disagree, conversations happen. When you respectfully agree to disagree, friendships move forward. These are all Good Things. But when you act like a self-righteous jerk, allowing for no opinions other than your […]

Regarding Princess Leia

December 28, 2016 0

My dad died unexpectantly when he was 60 years old, the same age as Carrie Fisher. I was 26 at the time. I kissed his lifeless body goodbye and walked out of the hospital. It […]

Photography, Perspective and Plumbers

December 2, 2016 0

I’m going to share a story with you. It’s a little long, so feel free to bypass it if you aren’t into reading long stories. It’s a personal story and one I’m not proud to […]

Kale and Customer Service

November 29, 2016 0

I ordered a salad in a restaurant last week. As I skimmed over the salad ingredients on the menu, I missed the word “kale.” And because I missed the word “kale,” in the menu description, […]

What Do We Tell the Children?

November 9, 2016 0

We tell them this is how a democracy works. We tell them in a presidential election, only one person can win. Sometimes it will be the candidate you prefer, sometimes it won’t. We tell them […]

Dear Jimmy Fallon

September 18, 2016 1

Dear Jimmy Fallon, I realize that you aren’t a personal fan of every single person you interview; I mean, you couldn’t be, right? You interview tons of people on The Tonight Show, and there are […]

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