8:47

The following are some of the thoughts I’ve had during the last month: I watched Dave Chappelle’s latest release, “8:46,” a week ago. I’ve been a fan of that man ever since his earliest Chappelle’s Show days. I was alarmed when he came on the […]

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Day 53

As I start this, it’s day 53, end of week eight for what is now my new normal: waking up, meditating, working out, showering, and walking downstairs to my office space to work from home. It’s also the end of week eight for our governor-mandated […]

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Hey, Dad–Want To Chat?

April 3rd marked the first anniversary of my father’s death. I had wanted to leave an offering out for him that night on our dining room table as I’d done a few times in the past on other special occasions. One such of those other […]

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Day One

I don’t know why I still am amazed at how, whenever I have a plan, the universe says, “Nope, we’re doing it THIS way instead.” You’d think I’d have learned my lesson by now…. This past January, my family and I took a trip to […]

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Time To Turn Another Page

This past Summer I went to a family wedding. The last time I’d seen almost everyone in attendance was at the previous family wedding prior to that five years ago. I got to sit next to one of my favorite cousins at the rehearsal dinner–a […]

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A School First

My son and I recently shared a “first” on the same day but I’m 100% certain we had two completely different experiences. Lest I let more time pass and forget all the minute details, I wanted to write about it (in the form of a […]

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My Manifesto

At the time I’m starting the rough draft of this post, yesterday was Sunday. When I’d gone to bed the previous night, I was still trying to wrap my head around the latest mass shooting that had taken place in El Paso, Texas. I just […]

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