What is it about mid-April?

What is it about the middle of April that makes it a time of terror, accidents, and hardship? Surely there can’t be another 6-day stretch of the year with as much tragic history in the US. April 19, 1775 – American Revolutionary War begins – 25,000 Americans died in the war April 15, 1865 – Abraham […]

Expectant dad refused health insurance

I’m livid. I’m also happily self-employed. This means that until government-regulated health insurance exchanges are setup in 364 days, I’m on my own and at the mercy of health insurance companies for coverage. This has been fine and well until now. But, you see, my only crime is that my wife is pregnant. We’re expecting our first […]