Savoring the redemptive power of family

  My academic accolades have been something that I’ve always taken pride and satisfaction in, but what I’ve received from the halls of academia pales in comparison to the wisdom that I have procured from my family. Throughout my life my family has always given me something that I would not have had otherwise; unconditionalContinue reading “Savoring the redemptive power of family”

Healing: Pulling Sanity from the jaws of insanity

The issues that weighed and pulled on my sanity on a daily basis melted away shortly after my arrival in the Hawaiian islands. A smile, one that was truly organic crept across my face, seemingly taking up permanent residence. It became apparent a couple days into my visit that Hawaii is the most beautiful place thatContinue reading “Healing: Pulling Sanity from the jaws of insanity”

Alas humanity, you suck… And other random observations.

I haven’t written anything in a couple weeks, because I’ve been having a debate with myself whether humanity is on a road to nowhere. But, I feel that the proverbial fog is slowly starting to lift. Admittedly, the headlines flashing across the assorted screens of my “connected” existence have started the process of wearing awayContinue reading “Alas humanity, you suck… And other random observations.”

Sammy and Justice – The temperature rises in the studio

It was at that moment that he knew that he had the crowd and before long he would have the weight of public opinion behind him as well. “Don’t castigate me Justice, rail against the system! Your energy, talent and influence are wasted by putting me in the box as Public Enemy #1. If itContinue reading “Sammy and Justice – The temperature rises in the studio”

Backstage – Sammy’s introduction

Sammy surveyed his surroundings backstage and he was calm; serene even, not unlike a Buddhist monk in the confines of a remote monastery. But, he couldn’t shake the nagging pull of logic dictating that he should be nervous, as he was in uncharted territory. On the other hand maybe it was possible that he wasContinue reading “Backstage – Sammy’s introduction”

The politics of politics or looking out for yourself, simply put

As I watch the gridlock in Washington D.C with a healthy combination of disgust and resignation, I can’t help but to muse about what a great job it must be, to serve (or serve yourself) as a national politician. Like a politician, I’ve been apt to run my piehole endlessly without saying anything of consequenceContinue reading “The politics of politics or looking out for yourself, simply put”