(Im)Patience: My Word for 2021

As promised in my last post for 2020, I’m looking forward to 2021 and to looking inward — how will I fare in honing my latest growing edge? What is my growing edge for this year? I’ll leave the predictions … Read More

Examining American Scapegoating

This is George Floyd’s face. Most of us know of him from the viral video of his death under the knee of  Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis policeman. Or from the news media coverage this past week. Or from social … Read More

Conflict in the food we eat

So I’ve got a conflict to toss around. Sort of. Not the “difficult conversation” type conflict I’ve been so focused on of late. — or rather had been before my attention zoomed over to COVID.  (Zoomed, you get it?  Sorry). … Read More

Another 50 Year Look Back

Surely you recognize this photo by now. It is the hill near Taylor Hall where National Guardsmen, many not much older than the students down below, opened fire, killing four and wounding nine. Here’s what I wrote two years ago … Read More

How Do We Know What We Know?

That age old dichotomy:   Fact vs. Opinion, Magic vs. Reality, Faith vs. Evidence, Religion vs. Science We’ve had these dichotomies forever it seems. Everyone knew where they stood and if there was any conflict over any of it, it … Read More

Moving from one CD to another

Last week’s post on What Makes A Good Blog Topic originally included THREE possibilities. At the last minute (well, I still had 23 minutes to go before it launched at midnight) I pulled this third one, wanting to see if … Read More

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