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2018 Predictions

Yes, it’s time for predictions for the coming year, and frankly, it’s going to be a supremely bad year for everyone but the healthy and the rich. I think most of what Americans will face in 2018 is what I … Continue reading

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Year End Review

So, how’d I do on the predictions for 2014? Storms, check. Drought, check. Wildfires, check. Oil spills and pipelines, check. Cops have not (yet) mass murdered citizens, but they’ve used a lot of weapons against those same citizens. Not right, … Continue reading

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Freaking on the NSA

I’ve been ruminating on the whole NSA freak out and a few questions strike me. One: What is terrorism? There is not one standard definition that all of our federal security forces are working from. And states have adopted their … Continue reading

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Adrift on the sea of despair

Five days into May, Michigan seems almost normal, weather-wise.  After a cold March and historic flooding in April, we have sun and temperatures in the 70s.  It didn’t feel normal, because last year, we had temps in the 80s and … Continue reading

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Life’s Illusions

I’ve been thinking about safety lately.  In my post recently about rape, I recounted that one in three women will be assaulted/raped in their lifetimes.  You can’t know that and feel safe. And yet, when I’m alone and locked inside … Continue reading

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End Times

If the end of the world as we know it is in sight, there are really only two questions left:  How much time do we have and how are we going to live it? We have no prophesies or dates … Continue reading

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Kentucky Dreamin’ Part 1

I can’t wait to move to Kentucky.  To live on that land, to get to know it, to see it in all seasons and weather and light. I can’t imagine being bored.  The property is 92 acres.  It has been … Continue reading

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