Apr 27, 2016
After the death on my father, my grandfather would become the central male figure in my life.
He would be diagnosed with diabetes and later cancer and I would take great pride in helping to care for him. When it was time for me to head off to college, I would decide to head to the east coast - against my grandfather's...
Apr 20, 2016
The week and a half between April 14 - April 25 is a very painful and often stressful time for me:
My father's birthday is April 14. He would be 81 this year
My father died on April 24. This marks the 38 anniversary of his death.
May parents wedding anniversary is April 25. This year marks their 52nd anniversary.
Apr 13, 2016
John Lennon was shot and killed in 1980, This was the first time
I'd heard of the term "gun control." After President Ronald Reagan
was shot, it became a nation issue in the United States.
Why was gun control not so important when my father was killed?
Do people believe that their social standing shield them from...
Apr 8, 2016
The man convicted of murdering my father was the first person to
receive the death penalty after Missouri re-instituted capital
punishment in 1977. His penalty was later overturned and her
received life without the possibility of parole for 50 years.
How do my personal feelings and religious beliefs factor into whether...