RESPONSE | SOUL OF THE NATION?!

The truth is the other day as we were taking the time to have a conversation around the table, I reiterated that I don’t think that any form of extremism is a good idea and that in all the spheres of life, a type of balance is necessary. And even if there are individuals andContinue reading “RESPONSE | SOUL OF THE NATION?!”

VJ DAY 2022!

I would like to wish everyone that celebrates the completion and end of World War II a very happy VJ Day 2022. VJ Day is known as the Victory Over Japan Day where Japan officially surrendered in World War II on August 15th 1945. The United States of America officially marks the surrender ceremony onContinue reading “VJ DAY 2022!”

FLORIDA STATE II!

Please join me as I welcome the color version of our pencil sketch Florida State, that I have entitled as Florida State II for organizing the versions of the sketch, that was completed on August 29th 2022. I have appreciated creating this sketch, with the inclusion of the colors of the USA flag, connecting StateContinue reading “FLORIDA STATE II!”

DEMOCRATIC SPACES?

I took the time to reflect upon democracy and democratic spaces. While it is important to preserve democracy, I wondered do we ever discuss or what should be constituted as a democratic space, where democratic discussions take place? For instance – the students who come together in a classroom, the individuals are from various backgrounds,Continue reading “DEMOCRATIC SPACES?”

EDUCATION INITIATIVES AND OPPORTUNITIES!

As I took the time to reflect upon the President Joseph R. Biden Jr., student debt relief announcement, I appreciated the President sharing his own personal stories about the value of education. Which is quite relevant, given that the announcement is beneficial for students and the educational sector. While I know that there is disagreementContinue reading “EDUCATION INITIATIVES AND OPPORTUNITIES!”

U.S. SENATE MINORITY REPORT | DOCUMENT ANALYSIS!

As I completed the reading of the recent report that was released by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Jim Risch (R-ID) entitled:  “Biden’s Border Crisis: Examining Policies that Encourage Illegal Migration” (United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Minority Report, 2022). I decided that it is important to offer some-kind of conclusive view / opinion. However, asContinue reading “U.S. SENATE MINORITY REPORT | DOCUMENT ANALYSIS!”

FIELD OF DREAMS!

I would like to take the time to say thank you to all who took part in the 2022 Major League Baseball Field of Dreams seasonal game. I appreciated to be amidst you all as I watched my first Field of Dreams baseball match with the Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs. I appreciated thatContinue reading “FIELD OF DREAMS!”

REFLECTIONS | THE INFLATION REDUCTION ACT 2022!

On August 12th 2022 the 117th Congress of The United States of America passed the Inflation Reduction Act IRA 2022. The bill is the result of negotiations from the President Joseph R. Biden Jr., Build Back Better Plan. The IRA 2022 was finally passed with Senate Amendments that will be signed into law. A similarContinue reading “REFLECTIONS | THE INFLATION REDUCTION ACT 2022!”

FLORIDA STATE!

Please join me to welcome our new pencil sketch that is entitled as Florida State! Florida State is a continues from the themes from THE GREAT SEAL OF FLORIDA. I began this sketch on August 3rd and completed on the 12th of August 2022. I look forward to creating the color version, but for nowContinue reading “FLORIDA STATE!”