FP 3 – Big Brothers Big Sisters

The last time I saw my Little was the week before Spring Break. When I visited her I had no idea it would be our last visit of the semester. I picked my Little up from the lunchroom like I do every Wednesday and we went to our classroom. During the last few weeks of … Continue reading FP 3 – Big Brothers Big Sisters

Disillusionment with Celebrities in the Time of Quarantine

Like thousands of other Americans, celebrities have found themselves stuck at home under mandatory quarantine during the COVID-19 outbreak. And like the rest of us ordinary people, they have latched onto social media to stay connected and informed with the world. But that’s where many similarities stop. There has been widespread backlash against celebrities and … Continue reading Disillusionment with Celebrities in the Time of Quarantine

The Trouble with Joe Exotic’s American Individualism

During this crazy period, many of us have had more time than ever to watch whatever digital content we desire. And never in history has there been so much to choose from. What does it mean, then, that the #1 TV show on Netflix right now is an outrageous docu-series entitled “The Tiger King: Murder, … Continue reading The Trouble with Joe Exotic’s American Individualism

Redefining “Normal” During and After the Coronavirus

(Graphic Courtesy of The New York Times) When thinking of American politics and society over the past couple years I think we can all agree there has been a trend of wanting to return to “normal”. From Donald Trump promising an idyllic vision of the past or Biden promising a return to Obama years it … Continue reading Redefining “Normal” During and After the Coronavirus

Freedom: The #1 American Priority

Image, courtesy of CDC I am sick of hearing about the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Not because I'm afraid of it or because it's getting old (though it certainly is), but because it makes me lose faith in humanity. Hearing about the dumb things that people are doing even in the midst of this pandemic makes me … Continue reading Freedom: The #1 American Priority