Bread and Circuses

I get it. The ongoing Urban Meyer investigation is nothing more than a PR campaign. When Ohio State officials issued a statement in which they promised a decision within "fourteen days", it meant they plan on bringing him back, unless more damning evidence comes out before then. So of course, a hundred or so clueless… Continue reading Bread and Circuses

Living Monday like a rock concert

Why does Monday feel like an accident? It's like we're cruising down the interstate inside a couple days supplied to us by Don Henley and the next thing we know, a day comes out of nowhere to sideswipes our asses. And the worst part is, our insurance won't cover the damage since the day really… Continue reading Living Monday like a rock concert

Breaking the News, Beyond Repair

I wasn't feeling a full throttle post this morning so I decided to put together a list of news items from the week that was with a YouTube video that came to mind. It ain't Meet the Press but whatevs. That show jumped the shark years ago . . . Trump dis-invites the Eagles- He stuck out his tongue, took… Continue reading Breaking the News, Beyond Repair

The Courage in Waking Up

They woke up with tomorrow on their minds. Seventeen mornings . .  seventeen "I love you's" to someone they held close to their hearts . . seventeen schedules filled with classes and afternoon practices . . seventeen place mats . . seventeen phones chiming with everyday chatter from friends and loved ones . . seventeen… Continue reading The Courage in Waking Up

The lies of a fine place worth fighting for

I remember going to my kid's elementary school a few days after the September 11th attacks. I had asked my daughter's teacher if I could come in to help out and she informed me that there was a schedule for such things. Still, she took mercy on me because she knew about the stir I… Continue reading The lies of a fine place worth fighting for

Life As We Know It

Here we are again. It's the day after, again. When all we are left with is grief and questions, and sides. Because for all the sadness, the requisite questions we are asking now are already drawing up sides to a debate that, almost twenty years after the Columbine massacre, just doesn't get it. "Where does… Continue reading Life As We Know It