In response to From “Tempest” by Bob Dylan: The power went out a few weeks ago.  It started early in the evening and lasted well […] Read More

Not so zen

In response to Promo video:  The Little Girl Who Gave Zero Fucks: Giving fucks, or more to the point, not giving them, is a popular sentiment […] Read More

Just because

In response to From Julian Martin on mining in West Virginia: Just because a company was once considered a bastion of integrity doesn’t mean that […] Read More


In response to W. Mason Revolving Fire-Arms Patented Jan 19, 1875 (No. 158,957.): I read somewhere that the number one killer of Americans is Americans. […] Read More


In response to Cuba and the Cameraman (film) : Passively watching the life cycle of a dictator is one of America’s favorite pastimes.  Who really needs […] Read More

Arthritic Flower

In response to Maya Angelou’s, “Still I Rise” The world feels heavy as of late, not directly because of the political changes in my homeland, but […] Read More

$824.6 Billion

In response to Kurt Vonnegut’s, Fates Worse Than Death: When I was a child is such a cliché way to start a paragraph.  I might […] Read More

The day wouldn’t write…

In response to Leonard Cohen’s, “The Book of Longing“: In those hours before I am ready to let go of the ephemeral place and allow […] Read More