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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…

Black History Month Pt. 1

PROLOGUE Black history doesn’t begin and end with February. Obviously. Black history also doesn’t begin with slavery and end with the Civil Rights era. It’s more than injustice, inequality, and struggle. There’s so much more. So many names and places. So much art, science, music, math, medical, entertainment, and cultural excellence. Much of it under…