I had an idea, reading an article on why nobody votes in local elections, and how some of it is that those elections are non-partisan, and therefore vague, difficult, or unimportant to voters. What if, when or if local elections became partisan, the system was set up to accommodate more than two parties? What if […]
Monday morning I woke up feeling the most despondent I have yet since election night. Well, since after election night. That night was pretty bad. But I’ve had a sort of energy since then, maybe a bit manic, that may have been propping me up. Yesterday, I woke up and read the news as I […]
It’s been a hell of a week, I won’t kid you. I spent the entire election season being pretty confident in Hillary Clinton’s victory. I guess, I fell into the trap of believing my experience of the world was shared by everyone. Clearly, I was wrong. And intellectually, it seems stupid of me now. But […]
It has been a little over a month since I have written any fiction. Not a word. But I am getting back on that proverbial horse. A little over a month ago, I was offered a half time job by a friend, and I took it. Thus a third, part-time career was born. I am […]
I find this funny because I, too, am guilty of mixing my priorities.
An open letter to conservatives | AmericanDad’s Blog — Man, I’ve wanted to do this. This guy collected links, and links, and more links to Republican hypocrisy, then put them all in one post. It’s like an unfiltered dump of Daily Show brainstorming.
We’re doing our morning chores when Washington Bullets by The Clash comes on the iTunes mix, and after about half the song, my wife (who did not bring The Clash to our marriage) asks from the other room, “Is this the Clash?” Inimitable. But it made me wonder, for the umpteenth time in the last […]