America is not the greatest country in the world

I’m first generation American, a position that gives me, I think, an interesting perspective on this country. I was bilingual until kindergarten when I came home from my half day of school and informed my mother that “this is America and we speak English here.” After that, I no longer was willing to speak German, … Continue reading America is not the greatest country in the world

I want my country back

image: https://www.barraques.cat/Nearly every day there’s another anxiety inducing situation or remark delivered courtesy of the incompetent and corrupt Trump administration. There is no end in sight and I’m growing increasingly concerned about the state of our country and what the future may hold. To be perfectly blunt - shit is scary and I find myself … Continue reading I want my country back

The rich are different – Meghan Markle’s baby shower and the college admissions scandal.

Do you think the wealthy live like you? There have been a couple of news items recently that, to me, have very much demonstrated a fundamental difference between those who are financially rich and those who are not. First example? Meghan Markle’s recent baby shower in NYC, an occasion which seemed to truly piss people … Continue reading The rich are different – Meghan Markle’s baby shower and the college admissions scandal.

Thank you, President Trump for…

*showing the world how to unleash the racist, misogynistic, homophobic and anti semitic members of society. *being such a dramatic contrast to the previous administration and its ability to lead with grace, intelligence and respect. *speaking so bluntly and conveying your thoughts without an iota of decorum or presidential dignity. *convincing your base that immigrants … Continue reading Thank you, President Trump for…