Author Archives: igotsomethin

Cultists

You really are never too old to learn. I’m 60 and experiencing something new.  For the first time in my life, I’ve started to hate a whole class of people. I’ve hated individuals before.  Institutions as well. But a class … Continue reading

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Aarrgghhh

I usually do a year end review, just to check and see how I did on my predictions this year. But I don’t need to do that, because I know I was pretty right on the money, and that just … Continue reading

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American Mourning

Another day, another mass shooting. This time in Las Vegas, with 59 dead at this writing. I wrote about two other mass shootings, in 2012 and then I stopped.  What is the point, after all?  Money is all that matters. … Continue reading

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Turtle Love

I keep seeing turtles.  Specifically, three toed box turtles.  They are a land based turtle that is a sub-species of the Eastern Box Turtle. I’m seeing them so often now that I can differentiate between them. I named this guy … Continue reading

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Mainlining Books

I’m a book addict. When events overwhelm me, I reach for a book. Losing myself in a story is the best way I know to cope with the disappointments in life. I’ve been reading a lot lately. Increasingly, here in … Continue reading

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Gravity Grateful

The rocket was beautiful. In conception it had been shaped by an artist to break a chain that had bound the human race ever since we first gained consciousness of earth’s gravity and all its analogs in suffering, failure, and … Continue reading

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Race

It’s always been hard for me to tell the difference between denial and what used to be known as hope.    – Michael Chabon, The Wonder Boys     I’ve written several shitty first drafts on the subject of race and … Continue reading

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