The Paradox of Being White, Male, and Woke in America

It was late afternoon on a Tuesday. I was driving south on the pothole riddled I95 towards Chester, PA. I had been making the drive every Tuesday since early October to participate in a 200 hour yoga teacher training inside the State Correctional Institution there, through a partnership with the Inside/Out Prison Exchange Program. I… Continue reading The Paradox of Being White, Male, and Woke in America

My First Marathon

I was prepared, mostly. Life happened, as it does, interrupting a couple important peak weeks of training, but I had started preparing early enough and I still believed I could finish the marathon around 4hrs ( the arbitrary goal I set for myself ). As I finished my last couple weeks of training I felt… Continue reading My First Marathon

Why Republicans Should Vote For Hillary

Full disclosure- I’m a Democrat. Thought you should know before reading this post. At this point in the election cycle, I would think that the vast majority of people already have their minds made up about whom they will be voting for on November 8th. For some, it might even be that they have made… Continue reading Why Republicans Should Vote For Hillary

Shootings, discrimination, and black lives matter

I think news organizations that immediately attack the black lives matter movement after an unarmed black man is killed, should be downgraded from credible news sources to  fearmongering, political propaganda machines. There are enough historical and current examples to justify such an exclusive name for the movement, as in to specify black lives. But if acknowledging… Continue reading Shootings, discrimination, and black lives matter