Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rage at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. – Dylan Thomas Several weeks ago, my mother had a series of mini-strokes and had to be first hospitalized, and then moved to a long-term assisted living facility. …

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The theme of my soon-to-be-released novel, OUR DAILY BREAD is that when we view someone as “The Other” the result is inevitably–to greater or lesser degree–negative.  I am certainly not the only person who believes this.  For example, my friend Chris Hedges, in his book, WAR IS A FORCE THAT GIVES US MEANING, speaks most…

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