Category Archives: 5) Not Quite Sure

Blogs that don’t really fit into one of the other categories.

Yes, I’m Being Condescending.

I have been known to get into the occasional online… well, let’s call them “discussions.” Not necessarily an “argument,” and not quite as civilized a “debate.” Is “brouhaha” the word?  If it’s not, maybe it should be. Anyway, I am … Continue reading

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What “The Sound of Music” Taught Me About Neighborhood Schools. And Nazis.

Last night I watched our Middle School’s performance of “The Sound of Music.” And today, as I think back on that truly amazing performance (and as I struggle to get the “Lonely Goatherd” song out of my head) I am … Continue reading

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I Just Cried At A Walmart

One of the things which stresses me out the most is the inability to articulate what’s happening inside of me. So tonight — on the eve of my wife’s cancer surgery — I’m going to try to sort that out… … Continue reading

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Fun With Cancer

So it turns out my wife has cancer… We found out this week. She noticed a lump on her neck, and after having it checked out, she got sent her in for a biopsy. They say “biopsy,” but the correct … Continue reading

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A Short Play About What It’s Like To Be A Server

(Complete with GIFs, to better tell the story) I work at a restaurant. It’s open late. Like, REALLY late… Which means that sometimes I am there until the wee hours of the morning. One of the GOOD things about being … Continue reading

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7 Things To Consider Before Considering Oprah For President

After Oprah’s inspiring speech during the Golden Globes, people immediately started in with cries of “Oprah For President!” And that is perfectly understandable. People are STARVED for competent, compassionate leadership… And a speaker whose speeches don’t read like a third … Continue reading

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An Actual Apology For Sexual Predators 

There are a lot of men writing a lot of apologies right now. For the most part, these apologies are full of ambiguities…. full of equivocations… full of shit. These “apologies” are being written under the watchful eye of high-priced … Continue reading

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53 “Pastors” Support For Child Molester Roy Moore for Senate… Here Are Their Church’s Phone Numbers

What is happening in Alabama politics right now is a microcosm of what is happening in our nation. We have Doug Jones, a competent and honorable man who prosecuted the men who bombed the Church and killed four little girls … Continue reading

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Every Single NFL Player Should Take A Knee During The Anthem

Every last one one them. Whether their skin is light or dark. And not because they “hate America,” but because they love it… They love it enough to make a public statement of protest about our White-Supremacist-In-Chief’s comments yesterday at … Continue reading

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Geneviéve Jones-Wright: A Profile In Christian Compassion, Justice, and Sanity

These days, it can probably seem like most people identifying as “Christians” have gone crazy. If you’re anything like me, when you see the percentage of people (especially white people) calling themselves “Christians” while continuing to support an objectively ANTI-JESUS … Continue reading

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