Vegan protesters support police who use organic pepper spray

San Francisco, CA — Another afternoon of civil unrest in San Francisco was met with clashes between police and protesters, and in one case, an officer of the law and a lover of  the vegetables. Among the demonstrators was a distinct crowd of vegans holding organically made protest signs, wearing recycled masks made from otherContinue reading “Vegan protesters support police who use organic pepper spray”

Thoughts about Virginia…and why I love the Nashville Police Department

In the wake of the horrible event that took place in Virginia last weekend, I was reminded of a couple of things. #1 Sometimes people can be atrocious maggots, and I’m speaking of the one guy who drove his car into the crowd. And #2 How much I love the police department here in Nashville.Continue reading “Thoughts about Virginia…and why I love the Nashville Police Department”

Being black in America

On that one characteristic alone, being black in America, I can’t relate. I’ll never be able to because I’m white in America. But! with what has been broadcast across the country lately between law enforcement and communities of black people I can finally say that I understand, even if it is only slightly. The specificContinue reading “Being black in America”

Going 80 in a 40

I begged, I pleaded, but no one I talked to seemed willing budge… except one kind lady. It was an odd circumstance because I wasn’t immediately given a speeding ticket. I was brought into a room where I had a chance to present my case… and it wasn’t going well. That’s where they handed meContinue reading “Going 80 in a 40”

Mustache Friday

Tom Selleck.   Hulk Hogan.   White Goodman.   Ben Wilder. What do these four men have in common? A fairly common case of Awesomeupper Lipness. For seven days I wore a mustache with as much commitment as I could muster. Consider it an experiment in social acceptance. Here are a few reactions I got from people: Nice ‘stache. Are you trying toContinue reading “Mustache Friday”