How My Life has Been Impacted By COVID-19 Virus

This has been a rough season. COVID-19 is here to stay. And in the past couple of weeks have shown me how. From my gym closing. a near riot in a grocery store, and having a loved one caught up in the lock down in San Francisco, California. In addition I know someone who told me about a co-worker who was diagnosed with COVID-19 in the United States. These are stressful times that we are living through.  Continue reading

A Remarkable Article in The Washington Post on the Life Long Grief Process as Told on Twitter by a New York Comedian Michael Cruz Kayne

On Twitter a New York comedian opened up about the loss of his infant son. It opened up a discussion on grief that was written about in The Washington Post. This is a post that I have been meaning to do for a couple of months. But a visit to the hospital to see my neighbor led to a comment about how one never recovers from loss. That led me to finish this post.  Continue reading

This Thanksgiving Here is What I am Thankful for Today

Technically this is the second Thanksgiving after the death of my Dad. But in reality it feels like the first. Amidst this season of pain and loss I learned something last night that brought a smile to my face and made me thankful. Its Eric Paul’s haircut. After fighting leukemia at Stanford Medical Center the disease is in remission and he is resuming his life. He posted about getting a haircut yesterday. So I am thankful for that haircut and Eric’s health bouncing back. Its most welcome to hear good news and I am happy for him,  his wife Michelle and his family. Continue reading

With the Nationals in the World Series a Reflection on D.C. Baseball and Some Music From Damn Yankees, a Musical About Another Famed D.C. Team is a Must!

The Washington Nationals are in the World Series and it has consumed the D.C. area. This post is just a brief reflection on the Nats and baseball in D.C. Plus I figured it was appropriate to talk about a famous musical that dealt with the last Washington baseball team the Senators immortalized into the American conscious in Damn Yankees.  Continue reading