For much of my life I was an unpleasantly judgmental person. I'd shoot a glance at someone from afar. I noticed their garb, their appearance, their aura, synthesize it all and without hesitation, as the sound of a gavel banged inside my head, I passed judgement. I know, there is nothing unique about noting first … Continue reading Here Comes The Judge
The cumulative impact of the week has shaken me. But I'm keeping perspective. When feelings of self-hatred well up, I find compassion for my self. I remind myself how rigorous my journey is, and I plow on.
Good morning. I wanted to share a piece I just posted on Medium. The article looks at my temptuous relationship with Twitter of late and how I am trying to change it. How Twitter Helped Me Avoid Authenticity Please give it a read if you have time and are so inclined. And share it! Thanks … Continue reading Looking For Love In All the Wrong 140 Spaces
It is Sunday morning and William Shakespeare's birthday. Yesterday Washington was host to a passionate march for science. Though I support the cause, I am extremely uncomfortable in crowds so I observed from afar while tweeting solidarity. I began today with a three-mile walk. Still brisk out, barely 50°, few people were up and about … Continue reading The Sounds of Silence
One of the biggest obstacles in connecting with my daughters is their inability slash unwillingness to see me as a person beyond their father. When we're together, for the most part I feel their anger. I'm the reason we are no longer a family intact.
This weekend delivered both the good and the challenging. The good was one of my tweets was featured in the Huffington Post and Esquire. Donald Trump Jr. posted a selfie while wearing a green t-shirt that says "VERY FAKE NEWS," The websites posted articles highlighting photoshopped versions of the image, including my effort. Since I write … Continue reading Rainy Days and Mondays…
When my marriage broke apart my ex and I began dividing up the life we built together over 28 years. Not just physical property, emotional property as well, like our friends. There's nothing like the end of marriage to help you take a close look at the people with whom you've spent your life. At … Continue reading Thank You For Being A Friend