The real independence day

Independence Day is not about fireworks, and it’s not about grilling hotdogs.  That’s like saying Christmas is about a tree and Santa.  These are just some of the ways we celebrate our holidays, not what these days are all about.  Independence Day is something entirely different from chillin’ by the pool and an extra long …

A Metaphor

With a major life change sometimes comes a vague sense of empowerment.  As if you’re a trapeze artist and someone has cut the ropes, but instead of falling, you learn that you can fly.  It’s a weird sensation, this feeling of empowerment, this metaphorical flying. It’s also a weird sensation to realize that the person …