Tag: #youth

Respect the Police, or Be Killed

Take a look at the slide being presented in this story from The Baltimore Sun: It reads: “If you are stopped, questioned, or detained by a law enforcement official: Approach him or her with respect. Retain your composure and conduct yourself in a mature manner. Avoid any action or language that might trigger a more volatile situation, possibly endangering your life…

“Saving” the “Pugs” of Baltimore City

I started working in Baltimore in 2007 at the state health department in a downtown building. My commute was on the metro (subway) most of the time and on the road some of the time. It was usually a straight shot in, with little deviation from what I always did. I got on the train on the same station most…

When we were young

[quote cite=”CS Lewis”]Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought I was the only one.”[/quote] My cousin Danny and I were born two weeks apart. (I’m older.) We grew up pretty together right up until I left El Paso in 2000. I’d spend summers in Aldama, Chihuahua, and so would he.…