Inspiration vs. Exasperation

I’ve had a realization in the past couple of hours. As happens, it was after a post wherein I questioned the direction of my feed, and how it’s no longer something I look forward to reading. Facebook, overall, is losing me. The time I spend with Facebook today is very different from what it was … Read more Inspiration vs. Exasperation

Redefining the Driver’s License

This simple idea applies to literally everyone with a driver’s license. The keyword here is “license.” And yes, it involves you. A license is granted once the applicant, typically a spry and eager teenager, passes a written test and the state sponsored or licensed driving test. Permits are issued under certain circumstances, but require a … Read more Redefining the Driver’s License

The effects of an unfiltered reality

Living a good life doesn’t require a 40 year career. It doesn’t require god, and more to the point, it doesn’t require the laundry list of “things” our parents demanded: a retirement fund, college, marriage, a house in the burbs, a nice car, a good credit score, etc. What we’re seeing today is effects of … Read more The effects of an unfiltered reality

An open letter to the City of Dallas: “Let’s do better with Dallas’ most vulnerable.”

This is an email I sent to the Mayor of Dallas this morning, in its entirety. — Good Sunday to all. First, I’d like to thank each and every one of you for the hard work and diligence you bring to your positions. It takes a special individual to serve the public, and for that … Read more An open letter to the City of Dallas: “Let’s do better with Dallas’ most vulnerable.”