Please vote.Just vote.It’s democracy’s lowest-hanging fruit.It’s our ticket to celebrate, grouse or even wave the flag.Anything less is dereliction of duty.And yes, I believe that. “We’re America; we’re good at this.” Want to watch this free non-partisan performance to benefit the non-partisan When We All Vote? “Here it is. Only costs you an email address.https://www.hbomax.com/votebecause” … More You have 1 job. Don’t shirk it.
I – like many of us – have just witnessed the first debate among two men who want to be named president of the United States in five weeks and a moderator who deserves a quiet walk in the park and a beer. Or a taser. Nobody won. No one American won from that display. … More Oh hell: Thoughts about a country
In our growing-up years, we lived far away from other Americans. Our American schools were 1+ hours from the house (longer if there was a “stau” on the autobahn). We lived so far from the nearest American community, that it would have taken all day to pedal my bike up and down the Neckar valley to … More Independence: learning to love America living abroad