Hard to believe it’s been 20 years…

20 years ago, my mom died. I still remember her smile and her laugh and her yelling at the Redskins on TV like it was yesterday. Most importantly, I still remember how devoted she was to God, how fervently she prayed, how hard she worked to pass that devotion along to her kids, and how … Continue reading Hard to believe it’s been 20 years…

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MLK Day

I can't recall if I've posted about this before, but here goes. The schools where I live all have off today. They call it a "teacher in-service day", though, even though it's Martin Luther King day. As a father of an African American son, I find this a bit of a slap in the face. … Continue reading MLK Day