The Pact

  I believe that birds make pacts with our dogs when they build their nests in our yard. The dogs...

Yeah, That’s My Kid

My children constantly surprise me. Last month when we were visiting Walt Disney World we splurged and let them play...

weapon of choice

to what end, all this rushing around and dominating the competition? gold? this is man’s destiny? to hoard gold and...

How to Make a Great Ad

When I broke into advertising, I was all about the high concept stuff that left an impact on people. Creating...

Would You Be Upset In Belize?

Life is hard enough without having to deal with bad drivers who don’t use their turn signals. And it’s more...

The Window

The window is constantly shutting. It does not care about your five year plan. Opportunities to live appear in every...

Ants

  What if we are all really just ants? Slaves to the machine. Blinded by conformity of the way things...

Dustin Pedroia is the Reason I Love Baseball

Make no mistake, I’m no fan of the Boston Red Sox. I used to like them back in the day...

They Only Jog in Rich Neighborhoods

Angels constantly swirl around me. Some are beautiful. Some are violent. Some have bad teeth. They protect me from those...

A Letter to America

  Dear All Dogmatic American Party Liners, We Unaffiliated American voters are pissed off at what you’ve done to our...

A Little Advice

I don't like giving advice. In fact, I hate it. It's not that I don't like helping people, there are...

Finding Neverland: A Story of Belize

This year my family took its summer vacation to the Central American nation of Belize.

3 Ways to Save Humans in America

You are what you eat. It’s an idiom kids in the 70s grew up with that made us think about...

Bump

I used to know a guy named Bump. He was a metal worker in my dad’s sheet metal shop. Bump...

Dear Parents, Do Better

In 2001 I became a parent. I chose to become a parent. But like everyone else who is a parent...

I lived in Houston long enough to know that Texans are some of the most compassionate people anywhere. Sure, they have backward politics (to me), but they wear their passion for “being Texan” on their sleeves. We moved to Houston…

Fake TV preacher shepherding lost sheep who believe that he can stay the wolf while the water rises deep – Drowning sheep believing preacher will save their soul while the wolf hunts them in daylight swallowing them whole This is…

Imagine walking out your door each day to face a world where you’re looked down upon considered dangerous untrustworthy and criminal all because the color of your skin. – Black people in America do this every waking day enduring the…

Even at 16 and 14 11th and 9th there are still some tears the night before school starts The end of summer of freedom of blue sky sunshine For four walls and a teacher droning on about things you have…

Over time marriage morphs from raging fire to comfortable routine sailing a ship over the ever-changing sea when we take each other for granted tending to daily roles as parents taxi drivers housekeepers and tax payers stealing away in little…

Indifference is the the act of reaching in and pulling out your heart to avoid feeling pain – It’s widely accepted as good social etiquette by a society of automatons who may as well fork their tongues – Donning blinders…