Other Non-fiction

Va Va Voom

Yesterday, one of my friends posted her picture on FB. She gets down once in awhile about her appearance. She’s worked hard to lose weight and she...

On The Subject Of Historical Land Rights

Israelis say they have historical land rights. Native Americans have historical land rights. Palestinian Arabs moved onto land that originally...
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Henry the Barber

Just as dogs were once wolves, barbers were once doctors. I remember going to the doctor before I remember going to the barber. Perhaps this is why I...
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SHAZAM!

Jim Nabors always said "Shazam", that was his catchphrase. Because of his contributions to television, he deserves praise. It was hard for him to...
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Poem of the week

Compassion Fatigue

Hey you. Yeah you. I know your grandad died last night but conjugate this verb. Get into groups now. Group one: Data says you're the smart kids...

Merry Christmas, Mom - Part V: The Last Christmas

Six Christmases ago, you were still alive. The Christmas of 2012 was your last Christmas because you didn't survive. That was the last Christmas that...

The problem with backtracking and intelligence..

The problem with backtracking being used to create intelligence, is that you must have an expression to backtrace. Humans create their own...

How To Keep Life Real

We construct lives of fantasy around us. I write a long story about a better life, a place I would like to live in, where people are really free and...

Poles Apart

Toto Riina, Mafia 'boss of bosses', dies in jail aged 87

In Another Wifetime

I remember my first Thanksgiving in a previous wifetime. We had been married a month and a half. We had built a chicken coop together. The chickens...
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