grey world

-a short story- Everything about today went exactly as planned. Every meal, every flight, the trip from the concourse to the rental car garage, and from there to his very planned meals and meetings. This was, of course, by meticulous design.  Greyson’s home office, as best as he remembers it, has an entire bookshelf dedicated…

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theoretical love for other people’s unborn children

It is not an exaggeration to say that I think about this sentence every single day. Every time I see someone of faith shamelessly overlook a key tenet of their beliefs in the name of a Republican politician who pretends to care about freedom of religion, I am reminded that for many people there is…

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on america and natural selection (kill the poor)

“When it comes time to pay, just a few weeks after getting a loan, most borrowers find they can’t afford to do so, according to the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. As a result, the vast majority of payday loans — 80% — are rolled over or renewed within two weeks. Most loans go to…

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on happiness

All of our efforts to find or create happiness turn up empty because happiness is something that has to find us. One of the most obvious phases that I went through recently was that of being a guy that gardens. Growing up in South Florida as the son of a very Floridian garden mom, it…

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first ever A/D hate mail roundup

For an audience the size of mine (not very big), I get a lot of emails from people who are very mad about how I portray disciples of our president and the party that has welcomed him with open arms. To be fair to almost half of the people in this country, it has been…

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