To be sifted like flour…

One day while at my aunt's house I was watching her sift flour through one of those old timey sifters. I asked her if it was really necessary. Didn't our neat and clean modern day facilities produce critter-free, lint-free, pebble-free flour? She remarked that I would be surprised at the things that were left in …

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Nothing New – Minor Immigrants in America

Nogales, Arizona. June 2014 47 thousand children in custody with an estimated 90K by the end of the year. Reporters not allowed, but after much pressure from politicians, they allow the press in for One Day. “The facility is clean and air-conditioned. But in essence, it is a juvenile prison camp." - Michael Kiefer, Sr …

Dinner, Dessert, and Sex.

The date. It was one of those dinners where you realize about halfway through that most of their thoughts are focused on wondering whether you’re going to sleep with them afterward, or not. Where all attempts at polite conversation are met with little response, Or worse, Absolute silence and a facial expression communicating boredom, displeasure, …