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Never Let Them See You Sweat

Any other Generation X’er remember this slogan? It became almost a clarion call in the early ’80s, and it appealed to my father’s innate stoicism. 1,418 more words


Pardon the Interruption

If you are one of the three people that read this blog (mom, dad, and Third Person), this post might come as a bit of a surprise to you. 1,042 more words


Monsters Calling Home: Finally! A Band That I Can Rock Out To That Looks Like Me

For the first time in my life I can rock out to a band… that looks like me. Why does the color of one’s skin matter when it comes to music you ask? 387 more words


What Can Korean-Americans Do About Human Rights Issues in North Korea?

Shin Dong-hyuk is a 29-year old Korean male making the activist rounds across the world. His message: raising awareness about North Korean gulags. His edge? … 359 more words


Resistance Is Futile

Ryan has steadily but surely progressed from the terrible twos to the troubling threes.  If gray hair is a symptom of stress, then I’m probably going to skip salt-and-pepper, and go directly to a full head of white before he and Sophie are out of elementary school. 917 more words


No Hand Holding

Our friend N and her son B visited with us this month.  N is one of my wife’s oldest friends, one of those people (like my own best friend) that we just don’t get to see often enough.  891 more words


The Cantankerous Princess

Well, so much for that promise.  I got some sleep last night, though, so here goes.  A day late is still better than not writing at all.  761 more words