Culture Should Inspire, Not Divide

This idea that we will or should eventually all meld into one blended and universal “race” or ethnicity, or whatever your favorite current terminology requires…. it’s bunk.  There, I said it.  You can like me, or dislike me for saying it, I really do not care.  It is what it is and that’s how I…

Do You Always Struggle So Much?

Do not forget yourself.  Never lose yourself – who you are – in someone else, not for love or anything, because they do not complete you as a human person.  Becoming a real human (as my Mi’kmaq/Blackfeet brother Steve would say), is a solitary path in life.  Others may walk beside you, but they cannot walk it for you.…

Dancing in the Rain

This is a story from about 2 years ago: For the last 8 solid years I have had reason to not want to see it rain. The household income was dependent on the industry of hauling aggregate, and when they don’t pour concrete, they don’t need more material to make more concrete.. so work slowed down…