Stand Up For Your Rights

     San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has decided to express his freedom of choice by refusing to stand during the playing of the national anthem in protest of perceived injustices against African Americans and minorities in the United States. Kaepernick feels he can’t show support for a country that oppresses its citizens. But as […]

Conventional Wisdom

My annual trek to the Boston Comic Book Convention (Comic Con for short) took place during a scorcher of a weekend. At least I didn’t attend the event in costume. The true superheroes were the brave souls who managed to wear their heavy get-ups and parade through the heat. You need super powers to survive […]

Tokyo Drift

This month my son Max entered his senior year at Berklee College of Music in Boston where he majors in Jazz Composition. In August, Max proposed the idea of a ten day solo journey to Japan.      “I’ve always wanted to live and work in Japan when I graduate next year. I want to […]