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Data Dump: The Sociology of Talking about Yourself

Data Dump: The Sociology of Talking about Yourself

Image by splongo from PixabayOkay, I don’t much like sharing personal things, but sometimes you must in order to make a point. So, when I was married to my second husband . . . oh, dear, I must digress again with a hot tip for you: If you’re an Aquarius /...
Politics, Religion, and . . . Football? One day at the bank

Politics, Religion, and . . . Football? One day at the bank

First of all, you might not get this unless you remember a type of exchange that may be passing into history. There used to be places — stores, whatever — where workers and customers actually conversed, and these conversations sometimes developed into...
My Walrus Baptism

My Walrus Baptism

Baptized by a walrus, snuffled by an elephant . . . and don’t get me started on parrots! If you’ve read The Book of Squidly Light or The Life and Times of Halycon Sage, you might know that I love animals. And earlier in life, spaced decades apart, I had...
Theosaurus: Most Ecclesiastical of Dinosaurs

Theosaurus: Most Ecclesiastical of Dinosaurs

NOTHING IN THIS POST is meant to offend you whatever type of dinosaur you are, or even if you’re a mammal! Or a crustacean or something. After frequently finding myself at the wrong web address while trying to access thesaurus.com, I have learned two things. 1....
But Then . . .

But Then . . .

Perhaps one day this will all be over. I will travel the world in a light-powered plane, light as a glider, sun-powered. Light and light, light upon light, and visit the animals. So many dark and probable dreams, why not one light, sweet, crazy dream of hope? I will...
Why George the Tree? It started with “Messiah”!

Why George the Tree? It started with “Messiah”!

When I watched Netflix’ Messiah, an aspect of one review surprised me. They said we’d see it through the eyes of a female CIA agent and an Israeli interrogator. Heck no! I didn’t identify with either of them for a moment! I saw it through the eyes of...