My grandfather and his brothers fought in Europe against Hitler and the Nazis. Stop disrespecting their sacrifices for politics. So before you start demonizing the DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED leader of the United States...
Clowns scare me. How about you?
My daughter hates me. Why shouldn’t she?
As my Marine Corp Drill Instructor might say: “Good initiative, poor judgment.” Sometimes, it wasn’t even good initiative. Lessons for life - the good, the bad and the ugly.
About four years ago I read a letter to Dear Abby. As I read the letter, and Abby's response, a vile bile rose up in my throat. I was deeply sickened by Abby's judgmental and sexist response to a highly immature and selfish mother.
The first time I came across this poem from Walt Whitman I fell to my knees in agony. It broke my heart because I truly understood the loneliness, the bitterness and the envy.
Every day in school was not about education or learning but rather it was about getting enough air while not being seen. Everything I did in school was about trying to survive.
Just to be fair - and so there is no confusion - this blog is intended to be an act of shameless self-promotion.