Is Perlas still running?” my aunt interrogated me on Easter Sunday. “Yes he is.” I replied. “And you’re still campaigning?” she asked. “”Ardently” was my reply. She stared at me bewildered. And I knew she thought, “You’re insane.” People will always wonder why we stand by Nick Perlas, and why we do so despite the […]


In Vino Veritas

I have always loved that moment between sober and drunk. That state of happy: when you smile through words without slurring them; when you’re so giddy you can whirl without diving to the floor; when you are bold enough to be yourself without being an absolute fool; and especially when the entire world is all […]


Ticked Off

I do not like polls or surveys.  A poll or survey will immediately ask you for a choice candidate, and you, without conscious deliberation, will pick one. It robs a voter of the chance for an informed vote. I just realized that I choose people everyday. Who makes breakfast?  Who watches the kids?  Who drives […]