Walking around suburban Denver today a homeless guy and his dog approached me on the side of the road. Duffle bag and guitar. A whiff of alcohol. Pretty standard stuff. The dog was cute. He said he was hungry. We were standing in front of a Panera. I said I’d buy him lunch. He ordered … Continue reading Dishonorable Discharge at Panera
www.veterantributes.org I was researching material for a blog post about the town I grew up in (Toms River, New Jersey) and accidentally stumbled on something completely unrelated that I find deeply disturbing on multiple levels. It was a roadside memorial dedicated to a fallen soldier. I looked up his name and realized that he had … Continue reading Is This Really the Best We Can Do?