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Happy Halloween

I miss the danger. One night, when my friends and I were trick or treating, we became the victims of a “drive by.” It’s okay though. We all survived. In fact, it was pretty tame as “drive by’s” go. As we stood at the door of one of the dozens of houses we would visit … Continue reading

The Gall of It

So, after an appointment with a surgeon today, I have officially scheduled surgery to have my gall bladder removed. Mainly, I just want the extra room for storage. I never thought I would have to find a spot for my endless supply of sarcasm. But, look at me now. Egg on my face. The truth … Continue reading

Full Lee Hirsch Q and A Transcript

What were some of the bright spots; what surprised you? The kids are extraordinary. They had this emotional intelligence that dwarfed the adults. A bright spot was Alex’s story…to see him freed. Alex has Asperger’s syndrome (a form of autism that is characterized by an impaired ability to interact socially) and in fact all of … Continue reading

Interview with Lee Hirsch

When an office memo informed me of a screening of Bully and a Q & A with the director Lee Hirsch, I knew I had to meet with him. For those of you that may not know about this documentary, Bully gives us a harsh view into the lives of kids, the brutal reality of … Continue reading

Quick Governmental Thought

This whole government shut down/debt crisis is far from over. It just being delayed until this winter. We are still overspending, we are still under the control of an oppositional government which itself is under the control of lobbyists. I don’t know how thrilled any of us should be that the government is “back to … Continue reading