We are days away from the November 3rd, 2020 Presidential election. One thing is certain, come November 4th, given the polarized state of the political atmosphere, it will be a day of hooray for some and dismay for others. Equal shouts of celebratory cheers and mournful jeers will no doubt fill the air. One can … Continue reading The Elephant, The Donkey or The Lamb?
I had a boss one time who nicknamed me The Renaissance Man. No sooner had I inhaled his verbal, ego-boosting dose of adrenaline did he teasingly add, “That’s because I never knew anyone from Georgia Tech who could write a sentence, much less a paragraph.” Ouch. To him, I was a walking, talking, writing … Continue reading Embracing the Great Paradox
As a ten-year-old boy, being told that I threw a ball like a girl was the ultimate insult. Adolescents can be cruel with their verbal barbs. For a young pubescent male, doing anything “like a girl” was akin to being called a sissy. But today, a phrase like “Fight Like A Girl” carries a new … Continue reading Fight Like A Girl
With Halloween just two weeks away, I am beginning to get the urge to shout “BOO” to 2020 in hopes it will go away. This year feels like a daily reliving of Groundhogs Day and Halloween as we wear a mask EVERY day. Come to think of it, 2020 feels like one of those haunted … Continue reading A Ticket of Grace