The United States of Guyana

The United States of Guyana There is a better than average chance that many people today that read this blog…

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Misery Loves Company

Misery loves company. You’ve probably heard an older member of your family or your social circle use this phrase at…

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Sticks, Stones, and Weak Bones

“A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.” -Malcolm X Those who know me well, personally and professionally,…

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#metoo, Brute?

I have heard it said that in an insane world, the only sane people are those that are insane. I’m…

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If You See Something, Say Something

If you see something, say something. This mantra became part of the American lexicon in the aftermath of 9/11. Suffice…

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Pushing When Pulled

When they push, you pull. When they pull, you push.  This simple statement was one of the core principles taught…

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Rage Against Fear

Martial arts schools today focus on the ancillary benefits of training rather than the true purpose of the art itself.…

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Facts: Don’t Wait Too Long

The recent case of Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia has once again raised the specter of a fractured society in…

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Revenge, Vengeance, & Justice

“Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance, of justice: injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.” -Samuel Johnson “A hundred-year-old revenge…

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The Power of Words

Words mean things. That reality has been lost in the modern world. Words are tossed around flippantly, as if they…

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