Privilege and the Pirate

If you want to discuss privilege and inequality when it comes to employment, healthcare, education, and security, I will gladly hear you out. In fact, I'd be the choir to your preacher. I'm fully in agreement these massive gaps in income or standards of living across the world as well as our own backyards are… Continue reading Privilege and the Pirate

Pot Calls The Kettle All (prologue)

The header image is a screenshot I took of a Facebook post by Target many years ago when they announced same-sex options on their wedding registries. It was some time before the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage, so that was a pretty big deal. Les Powell, who is (was?) an EMT, is no longer… Continue reading Pot Calls The Kettle All (prologue)

ICDTAD: Black Lives Matter Edition

So, Twitter’s been an interesting place lately, hasn’t it? Truth be told, it’s almost always been my favorite social media platform, warts and all. I love the immediacy and conciseness of it. Some of that has dwindled with the rise of smartphones and other social apps, but its core appeal has remained largely unchanged. I… Continue reading ICDTAD: Black Lives Matter Edition