Thanks. Giving.

THANKS. GIVING. At first he was stunned when I stopped in the right traffic lane and asked if he needed a sleeping bag. As I pulled the new red sleeping bag out and a few dollars since I didn't have a bus pass, he got really happy. As for the people in the one car behind me that refused to pass: not so much. The driver must have honked like 10 times. If this would be you, trust me: I'm not worth even one honk. Save your noise. I'm not moving. Perhaps the driver thought I'm ... Read More

SUIT-UP Recap

By Vital Germaine This was my first Hero School Suit-Up event... and I did not know what to expect, despite the pre-event buzz and anticipation. It turned out to be equally successfully and inspiring. THE EVENT The Hero School Suit-Up event was held at the Palms Hotel on Saturday November 9th, 2013. I hope you didn't miss it! It was an evening to remember with so many heroes and supporters and graduates sharing food, stories and joy in the most amazing venue. Still, I must admit I ... Read More

BLOG: Green Lantern

The Green Lantern: Courage and Honest Comic Column: Courage and Honesty by Bryan Stroud “The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.” - Sven Goran Eriksson Showcase Comics No. 22, Oct. 1959.  “S.O.S. Green Lantern,” by John Broome, penciled by Gil Kane and inked by Joe Giella. My favorite era in comic books, the fabled Silver Age, began in 1956 when it was decided to resurrect the super hero genre after a forced absence of some years. The creative geniuses at DC ... Read More

Morpheus is here. Becoming unplugged is up to you.

#thematrix "I know why you're here, Neo. I know what you've been doing...why you hardly sleep, why you live alone, and why night after night you sit by your computer. You're looking for him. I know because I was once looking for the same thing. And when he found me, he told me I wasn't really looking for him. I was looking for an answer." - Trinity, The Matrix (1999) The term "red pill," and its opposite, "blue pill", are pop culture terms that have become a common symbol for the choice ... Read More

BITE ME

Lessons from Spiderman and Frankl “The struggle for existence is a struggle for something; it is purposeful and only in so being is it meaningful and able to bring meaning into life.” - Viktor Frankl Nothing says “good morning” quite like discovering that the steering wheel, headrests and even the contents of my truck’s cab were covered and connected by hundreds of crisscrossed spiderwebs, glistening in the sunlight like a time-lapse aerial shot of flight traffic over a major ... Read More

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