Category Archives: Ramblings

Pop a Top, Again… (or, My New Obsession)

So I have a new obsession as of this year…home brewing. A couple of summers ago, my brother bought me a Mr. Beer™ brewing kit for my birthday. Being the resident beer snob of my family, it seemed the next logical … Continue reading

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Still Beating Heart

I’ve been thinking a lot lately of a Christmas I spent some 23 years ago. It’s hard for me to believe it’s been that long, but that’s the funny thing about time–it passes both slower and more quickly than we … Continue reading

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Post-Election Day Blues

As I watched the returns come in last night, my heart continued to sink. I just couldn’t believe that my countrymen would allow this man, this mountebank, to have the reins of power to the most powerful nation on the earth. … Continue reading

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Depression Is a Thief

Depression is a thief. It robs you of the ability to sleep. The ability to tell time. The ability to work, spend time with friends and family, and to see yourself for how you really are. At least, this has been … Continue reading

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The Myth of Bias

Last night, NBC presented a forum with Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump moderated by Matt Lauer that was starkly indicative of the problem inherent in American journalism today–the myth of bias. In the course of the interview, when presented with provable falsehoods by candidate Trump, Lauer … Continue reading

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