Current Events, Nonfiction

Republican Like Me

I am not a Republican. Nor am I a Democrat. I’m an Independent, recently minted. To me, that has meant “Cynically Disaffected with Both Major Parties, but More Conservative than Liberal about Government and Values.” (For short, that’s CDBMPMCLGV, if that makes it any easier to remember.)  But I felt some small glimmer of hope… Read More Republican Like Me

Poetry

Coloring the world

This is what the outside world looks like. The sky in this picture is blue! But other than that, the landscape is largely colorless. It’s also bitingly cold. So inside, we’ve returned to a forgotten pastime around here: coloring. I haven’t colored in years, though I did enjoy design books even before coloring became popular… Read More Coloring the world

Nonfiction

World Without Mind

This book is disturbing. All of us know that our privacy has eroded in the internet era. All of us know that self-driving cars are the wave of the future. All of us at one time or another have been entangled in a phone conversation with an automated answering system that serves as sentry to… Read More World Without Mind