Masks and the Man in the Mirror in the Social Media Age

In honor of it being Fat Tuesday, let’s talk about masks. To some degree, we all wear masks at times. When we need to persuade, when we need to impress and even when we lack confidence about ourselves. I used to hide behind a shiny veneer of accomplishments mainly born from timing, luck, and privilege.… Continue reading Masks and the Man in the Mirror in the Social Media Age

In a World of Girls Gone Wild, Mardi Gras Makes Me Think of My Dad

Tonight is the first parade of the 2022 Mardi Gras season in Mobile, Alabama. While New Orleans Mardi Gras gets all the press (perhaps rightfully so), Carnival in Mobile predates that in Louisiana by about 80 years. It’s a more family friendly affair, although there are still plenty of shenanigans to be found. Growing up,… Continue reading In a World of Girls Gone Wild, Mardi Gras Makes Me Think of My Dad