Judging

Judging

Sep 28

I’m not sure if this is the right forum for this, but I need to get this off my chest and it feels too long to post directly to any social media sites. One of my hobbies is supporting various charity and fundraising events while dressed as the superhero Thor.  There are lots of things I love about it, but one of my favorites is that I can talk about the work that Thor does without bragging...

Rights

Rights

Sep 27

Far too much has already been made of a particular series of protests.  I don’t want to beat that horse any further.  However, in the discourse surrounding the protests, the topic of Rights has come up more than once.  In this article, I’m going to talk a bit about Rights. I have heard comments along the lines of “I support their right to protest.”  Over the years, I have also heard...

Cheating

Cheating

Sep 22

The movie “The Incredibles” took a fascinating approach to superheroes.  The film took a different perspective on what it means to be “special.”  Specifically, the villain in the story resented the fact that some people possessed superhuman powers while other people were ordinary.  His “evil plan” was to use technology to give everyone superhuman abilities.  He chillingly explains...

Healing

Healing

Sep 05

My wife and I had our first cancer scare earlier this year.  She underwent a surgery to remove the organs on which the cancer had been identified.  Thankfully, there was no cancer but the organs still needed to be removed in order for her to get well.  Then there were many weeks of healing before she was back to herself. Think about surgery for a moment.  The purpose of surgery is often to...