Trust Me

Trust is a complicated thing, especially in the United States. In many respects, our nation was formed at its outset…

The American ‘Dream’

Bring on our annual national holiday hangover. The presents are unwrapped. Gift returns are underway. Parties are over and cleaned…

Why Can’t We Be Friends?

A tall, bearded man approached the podium to address the crowd on a chilly November afternoon. His friends noted that…

Binding our Wounds

Our 2020 national, state, and local election voting is now complete pending required certifications and confirmation through established electoral processes.…

Lifting Our Voices

Election Day 2020 is rapidly approaching. In fact, voting-by-mail and early in-person voting are already underway with record levels of…

Going with the Flow

  Water is essential to all life on earth. In fact, it infuses every part of our human bodies. Approximately…

Leaving Our Own ‘Rooms’

By latest count, worldwide deaths from Covid-19 total nearly 740,000. This grim statistic doesn’t even remotely capture the extent of…

It’s About Time

According to the calendar, it’s Monday today. Tomorrow will be Tuesday. Then it’s onto Wednesday. The exact time at the…

The ‘Un’-Lost Cause

It’s called the ‘Lost Cause’, the creation and dissemination of a 19th Century U.S. Civil War pseudo-history by various writers…