Taking Risks

I went on a limb again and reached out to a terrific online magazine, Jack Move, and submitted another essay for online publication.  It appeared yesterday as part of their Real issue.  Please take a look and let me know what you think! And please take a look at all…

cancellation

We are living  existing in daily contention, you and I, all of us together.  We all insist we opinions matter, speech is free, journalism matters, diversity is honored, and yet that isn’t really true.  In the last several days, days and days, arguments are erupting over gun rights, free speech,…

justice ain’t (color)blind

Dear Small Town Police: I’ve let this simmer in my heart and mind for a few months now so that I wouldn’t be too angry when I finally wrote you.  And yet, it seems that the longer I wait the longer the indignation seems to boil slowly.  It suffocates me,…

blue

What do I know about my life? What is it that burns inside me, that defines me, that refuses to be confined on paper?  My life is passion.  It’s not defined by passion, it is passion.  My life is blue flame that intoxicates night and sometimes I fear it even…