Category Archives: Ramblings

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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Oh Say Can You See?

People across the nation are up in arms about San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s silent protest of the oppression of people of color in this country by refusing to stand for the national anthem. You’ve probably already heard much about it. … Continue reading

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What in the Whirld?

So recently we had some friends invite me and The Wife to play Whirlyball. “What is Whirlyball?” You may ask? I certainly did, because I had no idea. Whirlyball is a strange hybrid of basketball, lacrosse, and bumper cars. And … Continue reading

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