Archive for January 2017

Realizing My Parents Were People Grew Me Up - Real Quick

I was sitting across from my Dad at the Bagel on Belden. The year was 1995. It was a Saturday, mid-morning and I was slightly hungover and forever grateful my Dad was paying for my tuna on rye with a whopping cup of coffee. I was 24, living in Boys town and met up with... Read more »

Knowing Obama's Farewell Address is Hours Away Gives Me Heavy Boots

Tonight, President Obama will give his farewell address. I, like many, feel a sense of loss and despair. Loss at the notion that someone I felt could lead and inspire with hope, intelligence and grace is leaving the Oval Office. Despair at the reality that the President Elect is happy to be known as a... Read more »