Plastic Pollution is Everywhere!

Plastic Pollution is Everywhere!

Our Legacy Plastic is everywhere! Look in your pantry and trash. Look around you. How many items are packaged in plastic? How many plastic items do you own?  How much plastic is in your trash?  Plastic has only existed for the past 60-70 years (my lifetime)....
Death Should Not Be Feared!

Death Should Not Be Feared!

Most Americans View Death as a Negative Thing    Many Americans do not like to think about or talk about death. Most view death in a negative light. When someone that we care about dies, we view it as a loss and we grieve. We even say to the bereft, “I am...
Get Out and Vote!

Get Out and Vote!

Exercise Your Hard Won Right as an American – Vote!    Whether we like to admit it, suppressing certain types of voters has been part of American history. People, especially black, brown, females, immigrants, the young, and disabled persons, have fought...
The Problem of Human Migration

The Problem of Human Migration

Migration and global displacement occur all over the world. There are dozens of reasons why people leave home. However, there are three reasons that we should be most concerned about: 1) War, 2) Violence and Persecution, and 3) Climate Change. Events such as the...
Growing Older in America         

Growing Older in America         

I write this as a second generation fan of Terry (Tito) Francona and the Cleveland Guardians. Tito (pictured above) is the recently retired manager of the Cleveland baseball team. He and I are exactly the same age: 64. He was born just three months after me on April...