From the moment we’re born, there’s only one thing that each and every human being shares in common: we’re going to die and are moving closer to it with every passing day.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.
Dear Netflix, Hulu, CBS All Access, and all other streaming video services,Read More »
Class is in session. Please take your seats, put away your phones, and pay close attention.Read More »
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 »
You know what? I’m done being Hispanic. I’ve had it. Here’s my membership card, my frequent-user points … I’m finished.
That’s not quite how the end of the road for my Hispanicness came around, but it did recently reach its conclusion. Here’s how.Read More »