A letter to a friend

Anthony W. Brooks I know it seems strange to write to you now. It has been so long and we’ve both changed in so many ways. It seems so unfathomable that I would decide to write this at such a redundant time in our lives, but I need to unpack my thoughts on someone. IContinue reading “A letter to a friend”

Hello from a White, Heterosexual, Cisgender Male

Anthony W. Brooks Trigger warning! I said hello. For all of you who think I’m not being sensitive enough to other cultures who speak not my native tongue, this warning goes out to you. I am speaking English and I hope you are offended. Now with that said let’s move on to the point. IContinue reading “Hello from a White, Heterosexual, Cisgender Male”

Sending Our Children Into the Upside-down

Anthony W. Brooks I don’t get much joy from writing about the end of western civilization (though some of you think I buy this joy in 50 gallon drums), but alas it is necessary to invoke my inalienable right to think and say what I want and you be okay with it. My hope inContinue reading “Sending Our Children Into the Upside-down”

And The Wheels Keep Turning: Optimism Defined

Anthony W. Brooks It’s easy for us to read the local paper and see that the world is burning. The only questions left for us is when are the Everglades going to finish there slow descent into annihilation, when is California going to float over to North Korea, and when is Joe Biden going toContinue reading “And The Wheels Keep Turning: Optimism Defined”

Skylarking for Skylarking’s Sake

Anthony W. Brooks It may seem axiomatic to say that opinion and thought blogs either are full of troublemakers or are mostly ignored. My blog tends to be the latter, but I’m okay with that now. It is the equivalent of, “Hi I’m Anthony and I have a problem…” Hi Anthony! But we can’t ignoreContinue reading “Skylarking for Skylarking’s Sake”

A Brief Defense of Hard Words and Careless Words

Anthony W. Brooks Most of what I write is easy to digest. I want the reader to take it in and continue to read what I have put out there to read. My desire is to put my thoughts out there for the few people who actually pay attention to be encouraged by those thoughts.Continue reading “A Brief Defense of Hard Words and Careless Words”