Month: March 2018

Camp for America? (Part I)

I’m sitting at a camp for special needs kids – yes, I’m a parent, twice-over, of kids with severe medical issues. That’s the reason I’m here but the reason I’m writing is because there is something magical in this place. This is a place where people put aside their differences – beliefs, politics, preferences, color,…


Where are we going? Part I

Our nation is divided by political parties, even in spite of many issues on which we agree (http://www.people-press.org/2016/06/22/partisanship-and-political-animosity-in-2016/). We have started arguing and distrusting the positive impact of education (http://www.people-press.org/2017/07/10/sharp-partisan-divisions-in-views-of-national-institutions/). We have labeled certain religions as threatening and are trying to close our borders. We are even now hearing of states wanting to split into separate…


Commit an Act of Inspiration: Honoring the Parkland 17

 “Life is not measured by the number of days or years you spend on Earth but rather, by the number of people you inspire…” I met someone recently who lost a friend too soon. Five weeks from diagnosis to passing. He was 40 years old and a father to little ones. I met some ladies…