The Long Run

I crossed an item off my bucket list yesterday. I ran a marathon. I know that is small potatoes in the grand scheme of things but it was a goal I set and I’m pretty happy that it was achieved. I have been training for 6 months but at my age of 58, this task…

32 Random Things Every Graduating High School and College Senior Should Know

Here are my random words of advice to those about to enter the real world from the “safe space” of the educational complex. What follows (in no particular order) is a mix of things my grandparents and parents taught me, what I learned from great philosophers and the lessons I have learned over the years…

The Sin Eater

There is a lot of hand-wringing, whinging and moral equivalency going around regarding Obama’s Hiroshima visit. Progressives (and some isolationist libertarians) seem to have perfected 20/20 hindsight to the point they now can point at events of 60, 70, 100 years in the past and state with absolute certainty what America should have done. Some,…

Transgenderism: Bellum Contra Rationem et Naturam

It certainly seems that there is a significant rise in deviant behaviors in America today. Again, as I have said many times, I do not use the term “deviant” as a pejorative, it is a term with a distinct, clinical meaning – according to Webster, it means “deviating (to do something that is different or to…