Ides of March

Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt. Men generally believe what they would like to be so. The second quarantine Ides of March. And perhaps the most appropriate Caesar quote for a time when Americans can’t agree on fact versus fiction or feelings in terms of votes, masks, vaccines, and just about everything. Mr. Martin…

Embers of Hope

And we still don’t know, just as I suspected. And yet just as I dreaded. We may not know the outcome of the presidential election for quite some time, but we do know this: many of our neighbors and friends that we have categorized as good people because they are nice to us have in…

What is Great?

I want America to be great. But sometimes that’s hard to even visualize when I look at where we are today. What does great even mean? That word has been co-opted by people wearing red hats and I’m not even sure that the majority of them can define the greatness we used to have that…

Balance

I learned a new word recently: Koyaanisqatsi. It's pronounced coy-e-on-e-skat-see and it's a Hopi word that means out of balance. When you really boil it down the word Hopi stands for peace, and the Hopi are known as the peaceful people. Long before the first Europeans landed on our shores and became Americans, and long…