Monthly Archives: January 2014

Protesters, Police, and A Third Way

There are more than a few different things pulling the tears from my eyes tonight…. More than just watching Macklemore and Ryan Lewis sing “Same Love” tonight on the Grammys while 33 couples got married by Queen Latifah (I know … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage On A Rich Man’s Island

The hardest job I’ve ever done I did for $7 an hour. It was the summer before I left for college, and I spent that hot summer working for a local landscaper in my hometown. Most of the work wasn’t that … Continue reading

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My Wife Won’t Let Me Scare Her

There are two kinds of people in the world: People who are somewhat amused by being scared or startled, and people who get so pissed off at being scared that it makes them hate you. I married the latter—which is … Continue reading

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When Prayer Is Worthless–Some Thoughts On The Cold Weather

If you’re like most of the people in this country right now, you’re probably dealing with the effects of some really cold weather. As I type this, there is a small layer of snow coming down outside, and tomorrow I … Continue reading

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