Today, I was listening to my talk radio.  Because, I want people to read this, I will not tell you who I listened to.  If you knew who I listened to, you may not choose to read this.  The radio host’s guest was Erica Komisar, author of BEING THERE:  Why Prioritizing MOTHERHOOD in the First

Support of Fathers

Support of FATHERS.  Mothers … you are incredible.  NO DOUBT.  But, when I did a search on “fathers,” I was taken aback by what I saw / read. —————————————————————— October 1, 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada The son of a father who — “…robbed a string of banks in Arizona, escaped prison in Texas and tried

Actions Do Matter

We are living in a time of “self-expression at anyone’s expense.”  Not “the” time … a time.  We are seeing more and more folks expressing their emotions / beliefs on issues at others’ cost.  More emotional than rational.  I have selected several photos that represent (in the following order – Left To Right:  BY ANY

I am responsible for my emotions

Since 1989, I have taught high school music.  During that time, I have been at five public schools and one independent school.  I have wisdom about education.  Plenty of stories that you can read in my book CONDUCTING MY LIFE.  I am attempting to remember a time when chanting USA was considered offensive.  I really

I am a Marrano.

“De-friended.” “Blocked your message.” “How can you be a Christian and support Donald Trump?” “So, you support Donald Trump?  Wow! You must be a white supremacist!” “You don’t believe the colonization of the United States was the largest “cultural bomb” our nation has faced?!” “You didn’t vote for Hilary Clinton?  You didn’t vote for Donald

The Final Tuesday of Vacation

Most people may have written this type of “article” on the first-of-the-month or a Sunday night / Monday morning, but a Tuesday?  I had a free Tuesday, so I thought – what the heck?  My readers in Accident, Maryland; Embarrass, Minnesota; Two Egg, Florida; and, Waterproof, Louisiana needed an “article.” So, what are you thinking,

Why are you crying, Paul?

My current setting:  sitting at my computer:  which sits on one of those very old folding tables that my aunt used to play Bridge on; the cover on the table, due to it probably being forty years-old, is tearing away; sitting in a very nice, two-story,  2,200 square foot home.  Full of boxes.  Unfortunately …

Stay with your mission.

 I haven’t written too much about my faith.  I do want my blog to be open to all.  My faith unfortunately will turn-off people.  I want those “turned-off” people to hang-in there with me.  I will have some great “secular” insight.  Please do look at my “sacred-entries” as just another part of “Paul.”  AN IMPORTANT