Screw The Fridge…

I STILL want to be the kid in the spacesuit!

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Reflections Between The Lines…

How could I have been so insane, so arrogant, as to think I could actually achieve, here, something so grand as to demand your recognition, all the while knowing it would require of me the kind of courage I’d never been able to muster before. And yet, in the midst of this terrible sense of failure, I can’t help but miss the effort…

Has Democracy Failed Us?

Not for the first time in my life, I look out upon a nation filled with people who believe that our democratic system failed us, big time, in the most recent presidential election. But can we really say that it did, even assuming the vote was fairly counted? No, but I think that determining the legitimacy of an election based on a fair counting of numbers is rather missing the point…

For Leon…

Leon Russel’s “Tight Rope” has been playing over and over in my head for a least a week and I finally realized why this morning: the died on November 13 and the song was no doubt planted in my subconscious by my habit of falling asleep with my TV tuned to CNN. Truthfully, I’d be…

What To Do, What To Do…

If you’re anything like me, then the events of the last week (hell, the whole damned year!) have left you spinning around with your mouth hanging open. And even if you aren’t quite as weird as I am, you still (like me) have to have come to the conclusion that the usual … just isn’t cutting it. Well get a grip and settle down my friends, because the great John Oliver has come to the rescue with a totally hilarious summary of what’s happened as well as some damned good suggestions as to what to do about it!