I have a feeling that many people in the United States are content with knowing at most the names of three politicians: The President of the United States The Governor of the state they live in Their city’s Mayor That third one might even be a stretch. And perhaps that’s the problem.
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As I sit here in the comfort of my home, I can’t pretend to imagine what a day in the life is like for black Americans, or people of color in our country. It’s easy to use phrases like those to sound politically correct, yet be stunningly generic. So let me try again. I can’t …
Today is a big day. As I type these words, my wife is in surgery for her final breast reconstruction surgery. It’s been a long road to get to this point. From a mammogram and chance early detection of a tumor in October, 2018 through almost six months of chemotherapy, a double mastectomy, and a …
Build them. Burn them. Or cross them. But unless you’re admiring the design and architecture, don’t just stand there and stare at them.
10 in a row
13.1 miles. Over a freaking mountain. 10 years in a row. But this time the Race to Robie Creek was different. This one was harder. This time, I carried the weight of my wife’s cancer diagnosis and six month’s worth of chemotherapy treatments. Not to mention an extra 15 or so pounds of my own …
History is written by those who can afford the ink.