Wherefore Art Thou American Dream?

The American Dream. It means a lot of things to a lot of different people. Attainable for some, regretted by many, unimaginable for others. For immigrants entering the United States it’s the promise of steady work and a better life. For many of us born here, it’s having a family and home ownership. As my …

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I Wish I Had Known

Growing up in the 1970s and 80s, we didn’t have the Internet. We had the encyclopedia. Hell, my neighborhood didn’t get cable TV until 1981. We had four over-the-air TV channels if you count PBS. What you learned about exercise came from your gym teacher, a little league baseball coach or a Pop Warner football …

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