The kindness of strangers

I'm in Westport Plaza this weekend for the wife's company's annual "management appreciation" weekend (basically, it's a weekend-long drunk disguised as "work" because they go to meetings on Saturday). I drove up to the McDonald's at the edge of the Westport compound for a couple Egg McMuffins and coffee.  As I'm eating, the TV is showing … Continue reading The kindness of strangers



From patriotism: devoted love, support, and defense of one's country; national loyalty. Tomorrow is the 9th anniversary of the most brutal terrorist attack on American soil in our history.  Every year at this time, emails and posts flood our inboxes and Facebook walls with fluff messages about "Never Forget", often backed by some overused Lee Greenwood or Toby Keith song, reminding us … Continue reading Patriotism?