We Are Being Gaslit, America

My family had a fairly nonexistent relationship with the truth. That's not hyperbole. They lied. All the time. About everything. They distorted events that happened to make them appear different than they were or made up events that never actually happened at all. They constantly told me that my memory of things was wrong and perpetuated… Continue reading We Are Being Gaslit, America

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Longing for Simpler Days

It's been a while since I last wrote. I've started 5 different posts, but I haven't felt like the words were flowing as effortlessly as I desired. So I just stopped. Then today, this last day of 2017, I was staring at my collection of half-written posts and I realized if I wait for the words… Continue reading Longing for Simpler Days

Puzzle I Never Solved

Yesterday would have been my mom's 67th birthday. She passed away 3 years ago. Not a day goes by that I don't think of her. I know that's so cliche, but it's true. Our relationship was a complicated one . We were very different people. She valued things, appearances and other peoples' opinions. I valued… Continue reading Puzzle I Never Solved

Graduation With a Side of Perspective

My wife graduated from junior college this past weekend. She also got accepted to UC Berkeley and will be starting there in the Fall to finish a Bachelor's degree. Words cannot express how tremendously proud I am of her and excited I am for her. She has worked incredibly hard to get to where she is. Going… Continue reading Graduation With a Side of Perspective