The state of the world: looking for the dawn

October 14, 2023
I can't just ignore the state of the world, especially since something's on my mind. The state of the world today calls for responding with both nuance and more...

More thoughts from a cop – Part 3 of our conversation

July 18, 2020
Yes, more thoughts from a cop. My conversation with my police officer friend is still going on, but this is the last installment of this particular interview. If you...

Candid talk with a cop – Part 2

July 17, 2020
If you didn’t see yesterday’s talk with a cop, Part 1, start there. If you did, here’s the rest of the story. Why would I talk to a cop? Because, as he...

A candid conversation with a cop: Part 1

July 16, 2020
We might think we know what it's like to be a cop, but we really have no idea. The only reason I know how little I/we know,  is that I count several cops among my...

We have seen the enemy and it is us

November 16, 2014
We have seen the enemy and it is us. We are a nation of excess. We like things big and bold and in your face. Our restaurants don't just serve dinner, they serve so...

It’s a WTF kind of world

October 16, 2014
It's a WTF kind of world.  You know what I mean. WTF seems to be the only response to some of the things that happen in our world. A journalist gets...

Don’t give terrorists a stage

September 6, 2014
When newscaster Walter Cronkite brought the sound and fury of the Vietnam War into our living rooms it marked the evolution of the news and mass media, confirmation...

Pray that peace take root in our troubled world

August 12, 2014
Pray for Peace I must interrupt regularly scheduled programming because the world has gone mad once again and terrorists of all flavors are running rampant, many in the...

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