Thomas Ramey Watson

politics

This article is a must read.

This article is a must read. I’m afraid it’s full of ugly truths about our country and our behavior toward not only other countries but toward the least among us, minorities, our indigenous populations, etc. To be the country we want to be we must come to terms with this, our Shadow Side, and own …

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MY TIMELY NOVEL (CREATIVE NONFICTION), READING THE SIGNS: A PARANORMAL LOVE STORY

MY NOVEL– READING THE SIGNS: A PARANORMAL LOVE STORY Ted Jones, campus chaplain and English Professor in downtown Denver, doesn’t need more problems. His life has been full of them. More than a few of the clergy seem to think of the church as a sex club, and those who administer the English Department are vipers. …

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Dads Who Are Staking A Claim In The Parenting World

While our culture still often treats dads like bumbling babysitters, American fathers are taking a larger role in parenting responsibilities. A Pew Research study indicated that, in 2014, American dads reported spending almost triple the time watching their children than fathers in the 1960s. And millennial dads have been helping to shift workplace culture because …

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Who Gets to Choose Which Childhood Experiences Are ‘Appropriate’?

Fom Christina Berchini’s thoughtful article: Hard as some parents and guardians might try to shield their children from life’s difficulties and cruelties, other students bring adult issues to our classrooms. I certainly did. My students certainly did. An “appropriate” text, then, is also a text that honors this reality. Students who see their experiences ― …

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Earthquakes, hurricanes, drought, flooding, and fire

No matter what the media or your friends and family are telling you, we are at the threshold of our own man-made “hell,” and the Devil Winds are here to remind us that no one is immune. Earthquakes, hurricanes, drought, flooding, and fire—we are spiritually, morally, and physically out of balance. The winds are a …

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