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Treat Yourself to a Taste of the Ocean

2018-01-07T15:10:46+00:00 January 7th, 2018|

Photo by author Learn to surf when you get past 50.  It is humbling and enjoyable. It pushes you to extremes in both courage and lung capacity. It is cold and sobering. It will wake you up and let you feel your “aliveness.”  Old dogs can learn new tricks. Having spent a year [...]

2018 Is a Brand New Game

2017-12-31T22:52:47+00:00 December 31st, 2017|

“Old tricks and strategies do not work. Your grandpa’s and dad’s tool kit are not adequate to fix the broken things these days.”   Given the unsettling changes politically and culturally this past year in America, it is clear that 2018 will call for new tools and approaches to ride these changes. will be a [...]

2018 Calls for Men to become Warriors of Peace

2017-12-24T20:38:31+00:00 December 24th, 2017|

“To choose the path of a Warrior of Peace is not easy, but it creates a life filled with love, power, and significance.” 2017 was a year of shame for our bloody county. The blood that cried out from the ground took its vengeance upon those of us in the land of the living.  Race [...]

An Open Letter to my White Brothers: “Your Emancipation Proclamation.”

2017-12-20T20:54:51+00:00 December 20th, 2017|

“The Emancipation Proclamation for White Men---DISCOVERED!” A recent archeological discovery has unearthed an ancient historical document which has critical implications for those European descended males, commonly referred to as “White” men.  Scientific and historical experts report that the document states it is an “Emancipation Proclamation” specific to White men.   It has been radiocarbon dated to [...]

“Dear White People” — You Do Not Exist

2017-12-10T20:26:12+00:00 December 10th, 2017|

“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds.” --- Bob Marley Author and Zanzibarian Historian Mohammed           “Dear White People,” you do not exist. Please do not get defensive or upset.  Do not get worried, no groups of people are out to “get you,” move [...]

Let us Rejoice in Hollywood’s Fall

2017-12-04T14:25:14+00:00 December 4th, 2017|

“We are mad as hell, and we are not going to take this anymore." --- Howard Beale, from the film, “Network.”   Hear ye, hear ye . . . Babylon is falling! Hallelujah. Weinstein’s fall was the first sacrifice of the Old Order, the inglorious “Old Boys Club” that makes up Hollywood. When the testimonies [...]

Dads Teach American “Race Relations” Via Osmosis

2017-11-26T12:00:48+00:00 November 26th, 2017|

American boys and men get schooled on American “Race Relations” via the most powerful pedagogical medium known to humanity---Osmosis. I only have a six or so memories of my father.  My mother severed the relationship with him when I was about five years old due to his alcoholism.  One of the vivid memories that sticks [...]

Embracing Relationship Conflict—For Men Who Hate Conflict

2017-11-05T08:50:23+00:00 November 5th, 2017|

A Conflict Resolution Expert Shares Tools to Help Men Successfully Deal with Relationship Conflict   I abhor conflict. It is the last thing in the world I want to experience. I have patterns of going to great lengths, great expense and heroic efforts to avoid it.  That is of course, one of the key reasons [...]

Culture Clash Wars: “Do You Play Polo?”

2017-10-29T16:12:37+00:00 October 29th, 2017|

"From the Streets of L. A." meets British Aristocracy in a Clash of Social Class & Culture --- on Horseback. The other night at a fancy high end establishment restaurant, I met a dignified “Chap” who asked me a question I never conceived of ever hearing in my life.  The chances of someone in America [...]