Dear NRA & Gun-Owners, If you truly want to win me and my pro-gun-control ilk over, I suggest three things: 1 – Have all gun owners sign a “Right to Life” contract, that everyone– regardless of gender, race, religion/non-religion, sexual orientation, politics, etc.–has the same right to life as the gun owner. 2 – The […]
My sister Helen died on Thursday, April 19th, after fighting pancreatic cancer for over 11 years. I’m still reeling from this, despite knowing for so long that the day would indeed one day arrive. My head is swimming with all sorts feelings about losing my sister, my friend, as well as thoughts about how people […]
For some reason I gave myself a challenge: Draw or doodle a “dude” (or character) every day during the month of February, and share with the world. So I came up with the “#DoodADay” hashtag (“Dood” can = “dude,” or be short for “doodle”). My goal is to do quick stuff, and at least 29 […]
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For the most part, “St. Elmo’s Fire” is a pretty melodramatic, angst-ridden, ‘80s movie filled with big hair, shoulder pads, the “brat pack,” post-college depression, and lots of shiny early-MTV style. In the middle of it there’s one scene that always got to me. (spoiler alert?) Cynical journalist-wanna-be Kevin Dolenz (Andrew McCarthy) loves Leslie Hunter […]
November 17 was a “Day of Action,” prompted by the Occupy Wall Street Movement. I strongly support what these people are saying, and wanted to add to their numbers, so I got to their final event in Foley Square, NYC, as soon as I could. I got there around 6PM, after many had left for […]
The recent death of Troy Davis hit me hard. I didn’t know him or anyone else anyone directly involved with the case, but was drawn in due to my general opposition to the death penalty, and the many questions surrounding his guilt. So I joined the many, many voices opposing his death sentence, but the […]