20 Years

It was a beautiful morningAmerica was delivered a warning Flights were boardedLast kisses were hoarded A nation blessed so brightIt’s buildings shine in the light Our lives changed at 8:46Sadness and violence, a lethal mix Flight 11 ended in fire92 souls came to retire America was struck on it’s soilIt’s first responders did toil At 9:03 Flight 175 came into viewIt’s fate, you already knew … Continue reading 20 Years


Days will passAnd a time will come When life’s been livedAnd the race has been run I’ll have given my allTo do what was good I’ll find peace in the factYou knew where I stood Whether linens or brassI will lay to rest You’ll know for sureI gave my best So find some cedarAnd dig a hole Because where I’m goingAll I need’s my soul … Continue reading Headstone


Growing up I never thought for a second About what kept my feet upon the ground But when you’re built for something And it’s absent when you look around – That’s when you feel how heavy gravity can be It’s conflict in the air keeping you here It’s necessary for so many things in life But it’s crushing me, I fear – Being broken is … Continue reading Gravity

Dear Governor Walz

On July 25th, 2020 you ordered a statewide mask mandate. Minnesota State Law statute 609.735 states “A person whose identity is concealed by the person in a public place by means of a robe, mask, or other disguise, unless based on religious beliefs or incidental to amusement, entertainment, protection from weather, or medical treatment, is guilty of a misdemeanor.” Medical treatment means examination and treatment by … Continue reading Dear Governor Walz


Two timbers tied together, The wood is stained forever, How simple it may seem, To picture red beam upon beam, Streaks of crimson mark the grain, Never washed by the rain, A final breath atop the hill, The ‘Place of the Skull’ had it’s fill, The Prince of Darkness had his ways, He kept the Lamb of Light busy 3 days, The Savior’s mercy knows … Continue reading Blood

The Death of Liberty

“Give me liberty or give me death!” – Patrick Henry Liberty /ˈlibərdē/ noun the state of being free within society from oppressive restrictions imposed by authority on one’s way of life, behavior, or political views. The Statue of Liberty In 1865, Edouard de Laboulaye, the French author and anti-slavery activist, proposed that the French build a statue and gift it to America in honor of … Continue reading The Death of Liberty

Letter to the US Supreme Court

Supreme Court of the United States 1 First St NE Washington, DC 20543 7/27/20 Dear Honorable Justices Roberts, Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, With all due respect, how long has it been since you’ve read the Constitution of the United States of America?  I had assumed individuals in your position referenced it often as it’s the foundation for the rule of law in our country. … Continue reading Letter to the US Supreme Court

Repeat After Me

Indoctrination noun the process of teaching a person or group to accept a set of beliefs uncritically. It’s all colleges in this country do.  Indoctrinate.  You’ll pick up enough occupational skills to learn the rest on the job, but for the most part, they’ll tell you how to think.  At top colleges, liberal professors outnumber conservative ones 12 to 1.  Is that a healthy, moderate … Continue reading Repeat After Me