Cancer Tourism in Corona Times

Please allow me a paragraph or two or a few to vent. A few days ago we traveled to a hospital in Barcelona for Susan to receive some routine medical treatment. When we got there, I was horrified. In front of the single open entrance to the hospital there was a guard checking passes and…

Behind the Door: Teen Privacy, Monitoring, and Trust

Round about our son’s thirteenth birthday, doors started closing. Any room he occupies, if that room has a door, that door is closed. The bathroom, of course, I have no problem with. Shut away, my good man. But his bedroom, the study – there’s always a couple inches of wood between my boy and the…

Make America Safe Again

I wrote this back in 2013, after Sandy Hook. I guess it’s time to repost it. Again. If you think nothing can be done about gun violence in America, think again. If you think we shouldn’t politicize this, you have to realize that this is a political problem, with a political solution. Reasonable, responsible legislation…