The 20th anniversary of 9/11 recently arrived. I did not watch the news, nor read any official statements by government. Instead I scrolled through Reddit as usual and in doing so found very moving and powerful images, video and commentary. I had never heard of the last run of Ladder 118 nor seen graphic video…… Continue reading Twenty Years Since 9/11 – Wars and Lies – Current State and Thoughts of the Future.
It has been a long time since I’ve written a post on this blog. Long gone are the days of being single without children when I had the energy to get involved in many things big and small. Well, we’re certainly going through a movement now and a long overdue one. Today is Junteenth celebrating…… Continue reading Black Lives Matter
It is 2:48 AM on December 24th – the morning of Christmas Eve. To mark the cultural and religious highlight of the entire year across the Western world I thought I should post something about the holiday. My focus is the mythical figure known as Santa Claus in the West, Ded Moroz in the East,…… Continue reading Santa Claus, Ded Moroz, Christianity and the Solstice
It has been eons since I last posted in the blog. With two young boys all free time is at a premium and so that only leaves the very early morning as free time. In 2016 I’ve decided to change a number of things in my life such as: shedding distractions such as Facebook and…… Continue reading Privacy, presidential candidates and other things
It has been a very long time since I’ve written a post. With two young children free time is non-existent and domestic life takes over. Recent events such as the terrorist attacks in Paris, and frankly, all over the world have been on my mind and I wanted to write something. On the social media…… Continue reading Terrorists, Refugees and Love