I’m not here to argue the Executive Order’s vices and virtues. I’ll leave that to the scholars and pundits. I am here, however, to talk about an accepted form of censorship that seems to be growing.Read More »
Are you tired of the disunity that’s pervasive in our nation today? I am and hope you are because the time to sit on the sidelines of this conflict—the conflict between what’s good and decent and what’s vile and hateful—is over. It’s time for those of us who’ve been quietly witnessing the disintegration of our bond as citizens of the United States of America to speak up and say something.
Another Father’s Day is here and my thoughts turn to my experiences as a father. I like to think I’m better at it than when I first started, but regrets over the many mistakes I’ve made as a father get in the way of embracing that concept.
I’m baaack!! After a year-long hiatus, I am once again Hispanic and didn’t have to do anything to reclaim what I’d believed all my life, pre-2018. So, I’m taking back my frequent-user points and membership card and am falling in line again with the beautiful Hispanic people.Read More »
You know those modern-day equivalents to chain mail that make the rounds on Facebook several times a year? Ten days of posting covers of albums that influenced your life, or post the fourth most-recent photo on your phone, etc.Read More »
This year is my twenty-eighth Father’s Day from the father’s side of the celebration. I haven’t been able to commemorate it from the son’s side since 2007. I miss my dad and look forward to seeing him again in the future.
Last year, I compiled a list of musings about fatherhood that expressed how I felt about some of the questions, challenges, and experiences I’ve had as the father of four children. This year, I’m adding to that list.
It’s easy to complain. All you’ve got to do is focus on what’s wrong with your life, with others, and with the world, then open your mouth. Trust me, I know. I’ve done my share of complaining.Read More »