Children don’t learn to lie and mask their feelings until adults school them in ways to deceive and manipulate. On a daily basis, I am surrounded with and interact with small children between the ages of four and eight. These remarkable creatures have taught me a great deal about being a better human being who… Read More »
Aging ain’t for the faint of heart. Have a listen as I share what it means to deal with family, marriage, children and the fear of not being “enough”. I doesn’t get easier; we get wiser.
When I was seven, my very gifted but slightly off her rocker Aunt used to perform Macbeth in our living room. She often discussed her love for all things Shakespeare and then rail on about what year in high school they studied each play. In my young impressionable mind, it was assumed that great literature,… Read More »
Everyday all around me and in multiple formats, the world reminds me that I’m flawed and not a “real man”. Men who Resist Domination are often seen as weak, pussies, someone to trifle with. We are often seen as less of a threat to the world. For not upholding toxic and typical masculinity, we pay… Read More »
Right now I’m listening to Stevie Wonder’s Overjoyed and choosing insight over depression. Stevie Wonder always moves me to self reflection and deep emotions. I listened to him as a child go on about the life and world changing capabilities of loving and being well loved; I was given some very different messages from the… Read More »
Flashback to June 2011… I am at the wonderful Netroots Nation convention all because I got fed up with our young people feeling isolated and afraid.