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In Defense of Men

Inside: trigger warning for talk of sexual assault and violence; Kavanaugh hearing; It’s too long. I’m trying to pare it down a bit.; Wait. How is it 300 words longer now? I’ve been working intermittently on a blog entry titled “In Defense of Men” for a while. It is a little #notallmen, to be honest,…

What I’m about to describe is an interaction. Not a confrontation or an incident. Last year, on vacation with the family at a resort in Florida, I was excited to get in the water after having taken months of swimming lessons. Even though it didn’t require any skills I was stoked to be able to…

OMYR: The War on Women

First, let’s get a few things out of the way. I am not a nice guy. For a few reasons. In recent years, I haven’t heard the word “nice” used to describe a person as a compliment — not a man, at least. “Nice” is the word that precedes a phrase starting with the conjunction “but”.…