Silence Is Not Golden

Silence Is Not Golden

 I am a white straight male. I can wear a hoodie when I walk down the street. I feel safe because I live in an upper-middle class neighborhood.  I don’t get judged because of my skin color.  I don’t have to give any of my three daughters “the talk”, that so many men...

Silence Is Not Golden

 I am a white straight male. I can wear a hoodie when I walk down the street. I feel safe because I live in an upper-middle class neighborhood.  I don’t get judged because of my skin color.  I don’t have to give any of my three daughters “the talk”, that so many men...
What Is Wrong And Right With This Video

What Is Wrong And Right With This Video

I posted a 53 second video yesterday morning on my Facebook page. It is of a little boy (maybe 3 years old) stroking, protecting, and caressing his newborn brother. That’s it. Big deal, right? Well the video has been viewed over 68 million times. Why? Because it’s...
Cubs- All The Way?

Cubs- All The Way?

Let’s get one thing straight- I am a White Sox fan.  But on the eve of this Wildcard playoff game between the Cubs and the Pirates, I am 100% rooting for the North-siders.  I have never subscribed to the idea that in order to be a true fan of one, you must hate the...
Am I a Bad Dad? Am I a Bad Husband?

Am I a Bad Dad? Am I a Bad Husband?

I have been in an on-line debate with a few close friends of mine regarding whether or not men have the nurturing gene the way women do.  I argue that I while I have the ability to do everything (less child birth and nursing) that my wife can do regarding the...
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