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Extra Points: It’s My Damn Crosswalk

Extra Points: It’s My Damn Crosswalk

“Hey. It’s my damn crosswalk!”

That’s the exact thought that went through my head (although with a different adjective, which has been changed for the sake of a PG rating…). I went for my Saturday morning run and took a regular route through a main area of my city near my home that requires me to cross four-lane road that leads in and out of the city…

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What’s Your Opinion?

What’s Your Opinion?

Opinion-Editorials long were the mouthpiece for journalists, academics, and experts in the pages of local, regional, and national publications. The closest we “regular” folks got to opining was the Letter to the Editor…Fast forward to today and you’ll find indiscriminate commentary scattered over your social media pages, often accompanied by a clever meme, emoji…

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Extra Points: Who’s Telling Your Story?

Extra Points: Who’s Telling Your Story?

Last week, the Democratic National Convention took place on a virtual stage; and this week it’s the Republican turn. Don’t worry…this isn’t a political missive, so feel free to read on!

Simply put, there is no better way to tell your story than with video. Period.

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Extra Points: What’s the Point?

Extra Points: What’s the Point?

Let’s be honest, social media has brought a whole new meaning to the op-ed.

I don’t mind it. In fact, I’m more than game to have a discussion on my social media platforms. That being said, sometimes the responses are filled with caustic comments, extraneous exclamation points, and occasional expletives. In many cases, you can observe the tried and true bully pulpit exclamation, “OH YEAH??!!”

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