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Where Magic Happens

I’ve called politics in America a clown show, but I think that is a bit glib. As someone who has been intensely and passionately engaged in the political process, who majored in political science in my youth, I cannot take … Continue reading

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The Monster

Writing about menopause during the Ebola Clusterfuck strikes me as just plain wrong. But menopause is coming up in ordinary conversations, with men even, so now is as good a time as any. In 1999, at age 42, I started … Continue reading

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Whistling Past the Graveyard

There are two obsessions of mine at the moment; Ebola and the new bird room. It took a while to see the connection. Almost immediately after moving in, I knew the new bird room would go outside the west windows. … Continue reading

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The Little Virus that Could

I’m starting to wonder if the mid-term elections will provide any distraction from the Ebola clusterfuck taking place in front of our eyes. Nah, I didn’t think so either. This Dallas case and the utterly inept containment does not bode … Continue reading

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Truth is Doom

Since reclaiming my offline life, I haven’t commented on “the news” recently. To be honest, I check headlines but haven’t gone too deeply into anything. The propaganda is being churned out at a fast pace by many sides and trying … Continue reading

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Scenario Planning

By our very nature, doomers don’t believe good things are coming. Given climate change and increasing population levels (which means increasing consumption levels), the future ain’t what it used to be. Put human beings under survival stress and watch and … Continue reading

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