Culture

The Blessed Spirits

It’s doubtful she knew she was a blessed spirit.  But she was. In December, 1973, I found myself laying on a hospital bed – again. It was the 3rd or 4th hospital visit that year (I still can’t remember for… Read More ›

With Thanks for the Canines

“The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.” ~ Charles de Gaulle (former President of the French Republic) (ANTIMEDIA) — Humanity has been struggling, plagued with war, oppression, corruption, and hatred. But in Nepal, humans are doing… Read More ›

Why We Write

The great journalist, satirist and cultural critic, H.L. Mencken, (September 12, 1880 – January 29, 1956) wrote: “Why then do rational men and women engage in so barbarous and exhausting a vocation (writing) – for there are relatively intelligent and… Read More ›

Our Daily Bread

Humorless oafs can ruin any social outing.  Yes, you know the ones – ordering anchovies on a pizza for a group of folks allergic to all forms of life aquatic. What promised to be an epic gabfest of exchanging texts… Read More ›