For the month of December, our American Council of the Blind karaoke theme will be holiday music. This is my submission for the December third show.
Desiree has gotten me to try karaoke. Actually, I decided to sing to encourage her daughter to give karaoke a try. I wound up finding it fun. So, I am giving it a try.
Thomas Perry’s The Old man is the first book written by the author I have read. While The Old Man has some issues typical of its genre that make some of the plot a bit hard to believe, the book was entertaining and worth a read. I imagine I will read more by Thomas Perry… Continue reading Reviewing Thomas Perry’s The Old Man
I wrote a similar post prior to the 2020 election describing how disappointed I have become with American politics. I just finished my ballot for this year’s election, and filling it out left me feeling more disconnected than I felt from politics in 2020.
Corporate influence over nonprofits through donations is something that is rarely discussed. This is especially true when we consider the influence corporate donations to nonprofits has on advocacy efforts of those nonprofits. While this reality is true for almost every nonprofit, I will use the example of blindness organizations to highlight this point. I’m using… Continue reading Corporate Donations Prevent Advocacy
It some ways, it’s hard to believe, but my beloved died six months ago today. Sometimes, it feels like he has been gone a few days. Other times, it feels like he has been gone for years. No matter how it feels from day-to-day, my heart still aches for my amazing friend and the loss… Continue reading Mr. Rogers has Been Gone for Six Months
In the aftermath of New York City announcing cameras will be installed in every subway car, I have been thinking about the near-constant surveillance state that now defines America and how the idea that it deters crime is another lie.
My biological father doesn’t know about my blog. He didn’t give me permission to discuss him here. So, I will not provide any information that could identify him in this post. Sitting here about 48 hours after our meeting, I’m wishing I had reached out to him years earlier. Sometimes, it’s easy to let the… Continue reading I Met my Biological Father
My beloved Mr. Rogers is the only cat who has been part of my family so far. When I got him, he was older and used to going outside; in fact, he and I would have never become close had he not been outside a lot. So, when I got him, I knew Mr. Rogers… Continue reading Thinking for Cats
If you follow politics at all, you are familiar with Democrats pretending they are protecting America from Republican efforts to destroy democracy. As you will see, in an effort to potentially improve their political fortunes Democrats are using millions of dollars to amplify the messaging of far-right candidates who believe the 2020 election was stollen… Continue reading Democrats Help Far-Right Republicans