Thankful it’s a slow year for being thankful

I know it's cheesy and a little cliched for everyone in America to talk about what they are thankful for this week. Since I've been a kid, hearing what people are thankful for is about as mind-numbing as listening to people's dreams. Or what they see when they look at clouds. Or when they tell…

I Hope More Black People Share Their Stories of Daily Racism, Bigotry and Prejudice

People -- including me -- quite often lament how facts and statistics seem to be ignored these days in favor of some cherry-picking whatever supporting material and opinion is out there to back-up their position. Whether it's the "All Lives Matter" or "COVID is just the flu" crowds, they don't seem to need much to…

The Longer I’m in Recovery, The More I Avoid Conflict from Differing Opinions

Over the years, my wife has pointed out to me that I tend to speak of the Boston Red Sox in terms of “we” as in “We just may have made the greatest mistake in trading away Mookie Betts since we let Babe Ruth go to the Yankees.” My wife is the first to point…