This is my father’s coffin, July 2, 2015. These are the soldiers folding the flag that covered him.
And while I watched the ceremony yesterday, I was struck that not only had my father died, … 827 more words
I’m fascinated by how many people are terrified to allow someone else an opinion contrary to their own.
If someone says/writes/believes something differently than we do, we’re struck with an almost primal need to purge that difference. 1,869 more words
Taking offense and being insulted have elevated into national pastimes. Find any article posted online anywhere and read (if you dare) the comments. You’ll find a flurry of, “I’m so offended at . 1,626 more words