There is something painfully insidious about the banal ways we are homogenizing and corporatizing cities. Something sad that we are so desperate to erase the character of our cities, to make them the same in every way possible so that we feel some sort of safety and comfort that we could find in other ways.… Continue reading Changing the Record
In which I talk about hope in the inferno.
Ya know, as a self-published author I can't say I haven't dipped into the pool of revisionist history, though I never got deeper than my ankles. I wanted to fix things, to clean things up, but as much as I have wanted to do more, I haven't. It's dangerous business, taking that time machine into… Continue reading Fixing the Past
The weird world of fundraising for fun and profit.
There’s a thing about we humans, we modern beasts of blood and clay, where we often, so often, forget that it isn’t about us. This world and the people in it are not here for our amusement, for our enlightenment, or our acceptance and understanding. We forget that we may have come to the party… Continue reading What If It Wasn’t About You?
In which I talk about my home city of Flint, Michigan.
In which I encourage you to not give up and to keep going.
This cute little fella is awfully lonely but hopefully this balloon will garner him a friend or two. https://teespring.com/green-want-a-balloon?pid=2&cid=2397
Like everyone else, this was a hard year for me. Saying that though, I was able to accomplish some things and have had my life forever changed. I have spoken so much about the virus I want to talk about life. I am a father. We went from zero to baby all during the pandemic.… Continue reading 2020 In Review
In which I wish you a happy end to 2020.