The power of the smell of… ink.

I’ve had a powerful childhood memory lately that I wanted to talk about.  Recently, I’ve begun taking paper notes again in a notebook.  I’ve started doing this because I find that it helps me gather my thoughts better as well as work

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Televangelists: STOP USING GOD’S NAME TO ADD TO YOUR WEALTH!

I’d stopped watching the evening news a few years ago. I find that I am much better informed and much more in touch with the world by reading periodicals, listening to NPR and getting news from Associated Press.  After a particularly frustrating

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Trans friends: Know that I love you.

You're all so strong... so brave... I wish I had a tenth of what you bring to the table.

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I’d like an order of love with a side of compassion, please.

If you can’t point to even one example where you’ve done this, then what you contribute to this country – to humanity – isn’t worth a whole lot. If in spite of that you still sleep well at night, then may God

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Middle-class Privilege & The Comparative Disadvantage of the Poor

My credit card was replaced due to fraud, then I immediately felt my economic privilege.

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Some of you really need to reevaluate your role in the whole of human existence.

For those of you that are for the rejection of refugee entry into the US… And I mean this…  From my very being… I would absolutely take in any Syrian refugee that asked me. Period.   I would take them in for

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I offer a confession & promise on this Transgender Day of Rememberance

I grieve for those we've lost and will be a champion for those still here.

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Be the best damn street sweeper to ever sweep a street

It’s time for me to go to bed as I write this. I’ll go to sleep and rest as well as I can, get up tomorrow and do what I do every day… try to leave the world a better place than

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RANT – Do you read stuff before you say stuff?

I am just astounded by how little people pay attention to what they are doing.

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The Star Trek that shaped me appears gone forever

The desire for money has completely quashed the idea of making the world a better place.

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