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Take a knee

I’d take a knee if both of mine weren’t titanium. It requires much heavy lifting to return them upright once they reach the floor. Pious hypocrisy and flag-waving indignation obscure the intent behind athletes taking a knee during the national anthem or pledge of allegiance. Taking a knee is a […]

Stealing My Zen

The pool is my Zen moment. It is an opportunity to escape the orange menace, corvid, and ancillary fallout of stuff that makes me grind my teeth. Early mornings usually find me in our pool, with a lone neighbor who¬† reads his morning paper and prefers his own company. We […]

No More Statues Please

A good place to begin to end racism is to acknowledge our country was conceived in white supremacy. History has demonstrated that repeatedly. We have torn down statues, renamed streets, and are in the process of renaming schools. Many of the statues memorialize past leaders of our country, men who […]