Recently I read a post that stated we all needed to "act" like Americans. The post insinuated if you didn't stand for the national anthem; if you burned a flag or opposed Confederate monuments, you weren't "acting" like an American. I thought about that for a minute. … [Read more...] about Act like an American?
I normally keep my personal views on politics to myself. It's not that I don't have opinions on the subject, I definitely do. However, I believe that politics are personal, a lot like religion, so I don't share them unless asked. This approach has allowed me to stay friends … [Read more...] about Joining the Fight against Trump
Note: I haven't written one of these wine tasting posts in a while. It isn't that I'm not drinking wine (perish the thought!) but we have been consuming a lot of the Baron de Ley stock we have. It has become my wife's "go-to" wines of choice. However, we finally broke out of … [Read more...] about Raul Pérez Bierzo Ultreia St. Jacques
I have noted before I've never been an early riser. For much of my professional career I was a computer geek, so I would often be up all hours of the night working when my users were asleep and out of the system. As a result, if I got up before 8:00am I either had an … [Read more...] about The Morning of Being…
The battle begins as it always does. I sit down, roll my chair close to the edge of my desk, turn on the lamp, grab my pen and stare down at the first page of a pad of paper. Like two samurai facing each other silently in the rain, weapons drawn, we begin. … [Read more...] about Battles with the Empty Page