Category Archives: Family

Christmas: Loneliness, Connectedness — and Thanks

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We hear a lot about people being alone at this time of year — or bereaved. I have read that Christmas is the number one time of year for suicides.

Most of my friends know that I am an adult “orphan.” I joined Continue reading

Quit Griping About ‘White Privilege’

Suppose I attend a convention in Dallas. Now, I happen to be white. So are, let’s say, 60-70 percent of the other attendees. If I have proper ID, the security host probably won’t challenge me or block my way. As long as I don’t behave like a hooligan or brandish a weapon, I get to go in and Continue reading