Madness. It reigned over and rained on this city just weeks before we landed this weekend at McCarran International airport. Las Vegas–affectionately dubbed “sin-city”–was shaken to its core when sin made its ugliest darkside known. A thoroughly broken man lit up this city of lights with a semi-automatic weapon, a bump stock and a cache […]
Arrogance seldom has as good a platform to strut its obnoxious nature as during political seasons. The current one might well take the cake. A mind-numbing glut of information has simply made it worse. Social media allows politicians to parade pride like an anorexic super-model posturing on a catwalk. It does seem hunger for power […]
Ripples are the small things that make a big difference in the life and future of those touched by the waves.
It was a flash of mobile irony. Driving home after dropping off my teacher-wife at school, I was listening to National Public Radio. I enjoy the unique way they narrate the news. The story was about a dog grooming salon in Taiwan where the proprietor/groomer, Xiao Mo, is experimenting with canine quaffs created in distinct geometric shapes. Using skills […]
Americans have gone completely gaga over a simple Argentinian priest who happened to get himself elected head of the world’s largest church. First it was Washington DC, the power base of American life and politics, turned upside down by the simple elegance of “El Papa”. In a city of influence-pedaling and power-broking, his earnest requests […]