How The American Dream Nearly Destroyed Me

Reflections On A Wasted Life, And Why I Don’t Regret It. They really should have seen it coming, my parents. After 4 years of college, my mother graduated with the ability to speak, read, and write French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Latin. Imagine the opportunities available to a woman with those skills! Unfortunately, this was … Read more

That’s Me in the Corner

That’s Me, Losing My Religion Or to be more accurate, I didn’t lose my religion: it lost me. Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash Growing up as a PK (Preacher’s Kid) had is advantages and its drawbacks. On the negative side, I was always in the eyes of the community — especially a problem when the community … Read more

I’m Rightly Pissed Off

And here’s why: https://bit.ly/2S9lXwW Donald Trump, in his eternal ass-licking of the fascist Evangelical Christian movement, seeks to deny my existence. Not content with stripping minorities of their civil rights, he is now attempting to define me out of existence. What next? Is he going to round us up and put us in ghettoes, as … Read more

Confessions of a bold, shy, inactive activist

My life in three acts. Or maybe one. Or four. In a world where there are three kinds of people — those who understand math and those who don’t — I’m one who doesn’t. It has always been a foreign language to me, and at the ripe old age of 68 years, I still haven’t found the Rosetta Stone … Read more