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#Ageism Toward Women: Why Do YOU Do It?

Jennifer Lopez will be 50 years old next month. While not necessarily a hardcore one, I’ve been a fan of hers since she began singing. I would say maybe since “Selena.” One person posted on Twitter a short video of … Continue reading

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#BlackLivesMatter: I Once Said I Did Not Support This. I Was Wrong

On September 2, 2015, I wrote a blog post which was titled, “Here Is Why I Don’t Support ‘Black Lives Matter’ and Never Will.” In case you are interested, here is the post: https://pplscrt79.wordpress.com/2015/09/02/here-is-why-i-dont-support-black-lives-matter-and-never-will/ At that time, President Obama was still … Continue reading

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#ManUp: How Do We Change Our “MAN UP” Culture?

Most of us know about the tragic events of Las Vegas about one week ago that sadly, has become far too common in this country. Mass shootings should be the exception to the rule. Not something that leaves us asking … Continue reading

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Here Are Some Reasons Claiming Not to Have Weaknesses Isn’t As “Strong” As You Might Think

We’ve heard them all before. Just about all of us knows someone who is that self-proclaimed “Superman” or “Wonder Woman” and portray themselves as not having any weakness whatsoever. Of course they actually do, but that isn’t the point. It’s the conveying … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have To Be “Wonder Woman” and “Superman” All The Time…HUMAN Is Okay, Too

Last night, I wrote a Facebook post in which I stated, “I am man enough to admit that when it comes to missing my wife, some days are better than others. This is an ‘other’ day” as I added a … Continue reading

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#WomensEqualityDay: If You Have To Ask, “Why Is This Needed?” That’s Exactly The Problem

It never fails. Women do something, or something exists promoting women’s equality and people ask, often in a nasty and condescending tone, “Why is this needed? Women have all the same rights as men!” Since I would absolutely hate to … Continue reading

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For Those Who Say, “I DON’T CARE WHAT ANYONE THINKS!” Here Is Why I Don’t Believe That

These days, there seems to be this almost obsessive need to show others how “strong” we can be when it comes to pretty much everything. We drive somewhere, we have to be ahead of practically everyone we encounter, we rush to be first line … Continue reading

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It Is Okay To Not Be “Strong” All The Time

These days, there seems to be such a need to be “strong” in one way or another. Having spent the last 19 years in the Army, this is something that is largely beaten into all of our heads. However, I’ve … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: Should You Write Outside Your “Lane”?

As a screenwriter, probably my favorite aspect of it is that, as with any other form of art, with the exception of format, structure and in some cases, proper grammar and spelling, there aren’t many “right” or “wrong” answers. There … Continue reading

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SINGLE FOLKS: Stop Thinking Every Picture of a Smiling Couple Is Of Them Being “Fake”

My wife, Jill, and I have been married for more than 16 years. Now anyone who has been in a lengthy relationship or anyone with any amount of intelligence at all knows that when being together for that long, you’re … Continue reading

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