A New Start for my 45th Year

For my 45th birthday, I’m giving myself a thorough rebranding. For the last several years, I’ve been occasionally blogging and tweeting under the name of InkenSoul, based on a word I created when I was drinking with Peter Jenkins, author of A Walk Across America, after chasing my wanderlust to …

Homelessness and the Human Condition

The human condition in America is that we are stretched between too many dichotomies and struggling with finding ways in which to make humanity sustainable, as well as enjoyable. While our mainstream lifestyle choices are guided by the continued necessity for “more”, of anything and everything, although we have the …

Would a Standard Living Allowance Help Us Create a Balanced Economy Without Losers?

Considering this notion of entitlement, most would agree that every person is entitled to a living wage, yet in this ironic age of industry, we have made it necessary for each person to work for that wage as we simultaneously mechanize jobs and minimize the opportunity for employment in a …