Tag Archives: Robert Evans Wilson

Blood-sport of power vs. justice

Politics gets dirty even when it’s trivial. After observing the power politics inside the parties of both Democrats and Republicans over the past two election cycles, I am reminded of when I was first introduced to the blood sport. It was just a few months ...

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Why the political turmoil?

I’m shocked by the polarization of the electorate. Actually, I’m shocked by people’s behaviour: the intolerance of different opinions; vicious name-calling; physical violence at political rallies; and people’s cars being vandalized because of their bumper stickers. No, I’m not writing ...

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What are you missing?

Fresh from making mud pies, Paul and I were coated in dirt from our elbows to our fingertips. We walked into the kitchen to clean up for lunch, where we found Rafe leaning against the wall, shaking, and crying uncontrollably. ...

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The pursuit of pure joy

Robert Evans Wilson, Jr — Running as fast as I could, I zigzagged across the field. I dodged and ducked, and stayed just out of reach from the grabbing hands. I stumbled and fell, but quickly rolled away from my ...

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It’s not about you

Robert Evans Wilson, Jr. — The baseball thudded into the dirt at the batter’s feet; causing a dusty orange cloud as the dry powdery clay splashed over home plate. “Ball Four!” cried the umpire; and the batter took off for ...

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