Thank You, Martin

I attended Long Beach Poly High School in Long Beach, California. The school was located on the corner of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. and Pacific Coast Highway. Ironically, our school was nearly burned to the ground during the L.A. riots of 1992. I have wondered periodically  what Dr. King would have thought of those […]

My Top 5 Books of 2016

A Different Year of Reading

It’s that time of year when all the “Best Of,” lists come out. So, I’m putting together a mini-series of “Top 5″ lists as we head into the final stretch of 2016. My hope is that by doing Top 5 lists (rather than one top 10 list), it might be a bit more helpful to you. The […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 157

The Best Christmas Movie, Best Christmas Album, and the election (sigh)

stream of consciousness

Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: It has been a while since I’ve posted completely original content. It’s been two months since my last stream of consciousness. Remember, the thoughts are my own, and written quickly (virtually impromptu) as a stream without careful editing. There are three reasons. First, after more than a million […]