Category Archives: American Way

Our Developed Nation is Developmentally Challenged

Is America a developed nation or a nation with developmental disabilities? A deadly mass shooting. Again. A White Supremacist armed with an AR-15 and hate. Again. Angry masses protesting in the streets to Save Abortion Rights. Again. As I drank

Our Developed Nation is Developmentally Challenged

Is America a developed nation or a nation with developmental disabilities? A deadly mass shooting. Again. A White Supremacist armed with an AR-15 and hate. Again. Angry masses protesting in the streets to Save Abortion Rights. Again. As I drank

Facebook Jail- An Ex-Con Speaks

Proudly I have now joined the long and noble list of the righteous who served time in jail for their beliefs- truthtellers like Emma Goldman, Martin Luther King, and Nelson Mandella to name just a few. Tossed in the Facebook

Facebook Jail- An Ex-Con Speaks

Proudly I have now joined the long and noble list of the righteous who served time in jail for their beliefs- truthtellers like Emma Goldman, Martin Luther King, and Nelson Mandella to name just a few. Tossed in the Facebook

We Will Not Turn the Clock Back On Roe v Wade

Many women went to sleep last night in America only to wake up to find out they are living in Gilead. I came late to the game watching Handmaid’s Tale, having only recently begun binging it. A totalitarian society that

We Will Not Turn the Clock Back On Roe v Wade

Many women went to sleep last night in America only to wake up to find out they are living in Gilead. I came late to the game watching Handmaid’s Tale, having only recently begun binging it. A totalitarian society that

Depression is Deceptive

Depression is deceptive to those on the outside. Depression doesn’t care if you are gifted or beautiful. It trumps talent.  Naomi Judd tragically showed us that. And we need to listen. Hard. Depression is an equal opportunist. It inflicts its

Depression is Deceptive

Depression is deceptive to those on the outside. Depression doesn’t care if you are gifted or beautiful. It trumps talent.  Naomi Judd tragically showed us that. And we need to listen. Hard. Depression is an equal opportunist. It inflicts its

Boston Marathon

It was a perfect spring day for the return of the Boston Marathon yesterday. Nine years after the attacks at the marathon finish line had killed three people and injured hundreds more, the mood was optimistic. The enthusiasm at its

Boston Marathon

It was a perfect spring day for the return of the Boston Marathon yesterday. Nine years after the attacks at the marathon finish line had killed three people and injured hundreds more, the mood was optimistic. The enthusiasm at its

A Bitter Sweet Passover Remembering My Mother

It was another bittersweet Passover. Just like the holiday itself, the period around Passover is forever tied in with my mother Betty not only for the beautiful Jewish rituals lovingly passed down but because she passed away Erev Pesach on

A Bitter Sweet Passover Remembering My Mother

It was another bittersweet Passover. Just like the holiday itself, the period around Passover is forever tied in with my mother Betty not only for the beautiful Jewish rituals lovingly passed down but because she passed away Erev Pesach on

Refugee Children Must Live in Our Hearts

Two toddlers. Two Eastern European children displaced by war. Displaced by the brutal actions of an evil sociopath.  Seven decades separate them, but this shared trauma will connect them in history forever. Both will bear emotional wounds that no child

Refugee Children Must Live in Our Hearts

Two toddlers. Two Eastern European children displaced by war. Displaced by the brutal actions of an evil sociopath.  Seven decades separate them, but this shared trauma will connect them in history forever. Both will bear emotional wounds that no child

Florida removes LGBTQ from the ABCs   

I see the handwriting on the wall. In a remarkable change to the Sunshine states school curriculum. Florida removes LGBTQ from the ABCs. With those letters officially banned from the alphabet, they are assured that the word GAY can now

Florida removes LGBTQ from the ABCs   

I see the handwriting on the wall. In a remarkable change to the Sunshine states school curriculum. Florida removes LGBTQ from the ABCs. With those letters officially banned from the alphabet, they are assured that the word GAY can now

Florida Just Don’t. Say Gay!

  Praise Jesus! Innocent Floridian school children never have to say or hear the word gay again! Let’s wave bye-bye to homosexual, queer, and trans, too. They can go quietly back into the dark alley where they belong. At long

Florida Just Don’t. Say Gay!

  Praise Jesus! Innocent Floridian school children never have to say or hear the word gay again! Let’s wave bye-bye to homosexual, queer, and trans, too. They can go quietly back into the dark alley where they belong. At long

Celebrating Female Spirit

Today on International Women’s Day along with the bravery of the Ukrainian women I would be remiss if I didn’t also honor my mother-in-law Eva Katz. When I look in the faces of the young Ukrainian women walking through the

Celebrating Female Spirit

Today on International Women’s Day along with the bravery of the Ukrainian women I would be remiss if I didn’t also honor my mother-in-law Eva Katz. When I look in the faces of the young Ukrainian women walking through the