The Judgement of Pain – Enough Already!

They're dropping like flies. The daily bombardment of death and destruction as the bombs render flesh and landscape into unrecognizable rubble is too much to bear and the drone operators are leaving the job behind to retain their sanity. The intimate, up-close view brings the carnage into reality, even when the one operating the drone … Continue reading The Judgement of Pain – Enough Already!

Telling Stories: The Lesson in the Brian Williams’ Scandal

I never watch television news. So I had no idea who Brian Williams was until the news about his false claims about his time in Iraq. All of the tidbits I read online or heard on the radio took the position that he intentionally and willfully fabricated these stories. Until I came across this one. … Continue reading Telling Stories: The Lesson in the Brian Williams’ Scandal

The Entitled Ones

We all start out believing that we are the center of the world. And then as we grow, our sense of our place in the world shifts. Until we realize that we are not the center of the world. but a part of the world. With a responsibility to step and speak with kindness and … Continue reading The Entitled Ones

After the Affair: Are You Focusing in the Wrong Direction?

You discovered your partner is cheating. Driven by a mixed fuel of rage and pain, you begin a background check on the affair partner that would do the FBI proud. Who are they? Why was my spouse drawn to them? What do they have to offer that I do not? We're looking for information that … Continue reading After the Affair: Are You Focusing in the Wrong Direction?

The Faux Commute

In the book I'm reading right now, the main character continues her weekday commute into London months after she was terminated from her job. Part of her motivation seemed to be habit and a lack of purpose and direction. But the main reason she continued the act is because she was too ashamed to tell … Continue reading The Faux Commute