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September 10, 2019

When I was in college, a white friend and I were talking about our families, telling stories and sharing insights into the things that made us who we were.  I think it was part of a leadership retreat or something.  I talked about my great-uncles who joined the US Army...

January 30, 2019

As the debate rages about what went down at the nation’s capital this past weekend between Nathan Phillips and his Native American activist group and the MAGA-hatted white boys, I have noticed one thing all people of color in America understand that most white American...

January 29, 2018

Blog update: After starting off the year writing regularly here, I regained the rhythm and momentum to return to finishing my book about APU and my loss of faith.  I'll now be posting here once in a while as thoughts pop into my head, seldom as that is.

When Keiko told...

February 13, 2017

A strength and weakness of the progressive side is that we are great at policing ourselves.  We call each other out for inaccurate or non-inclusive language.  We check ourselves and each other for privileged views.  And we caution each other against being what we fight...

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You will find writing on all the things I like talking about.  Fishing, sports, music, sex, art, education, race, politics, and anything else I can think of.  It's important to note that I am not writing as an authority on these subjects.  I will take the feedback from my communities and consider a number of views.  In many cases, I will amend or even retract something.  Unlike so many awesome blogs, I am not competing with the day-day blogs that respond to current events.  I may, from time to time react to news, but mostly, I'm writing think pieces from my own, warped mind.