MY RECENT POSTS
- I don't understand
December 14, 2014 01:20PM
- Psychopaths I Have Known
December 10, 2014 11:29AM
- Hi Phyllis - what probably not
December 07, 2014 03:58PM
- TOBACCO KILLS!
December 03, 2014 09:22PM
- Rain at the hospital
December 02, 2014 01:37AM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “I've shaken my life off
kilter several times - last
recent. Now I'm
- “I'm not a raging drunk
(mostly) and it made perfect
me. More than the
- “All I remember about
Watts was his contention that,
- “updated comment: great
- “Lovely post. Photos in
December 18, 2014 06:24PM
I don't understand how white people can deny the fact of deep, wide and long anti-black racism.
Nor how they can cry RACISM or PLAYING THE RACE CARD whenever some black person complains, as if there's equivalency.
I don't understand how white people can demand acceptance of theoretical equiva… Read full post »
The Psychopath Test – A Journey Through the Madness Industry – by Jon Ronson, who also wrote The Men Who Stare at Goats.
I was interested to read it (I've known some certified psychopaths) – and it was interesting. Funny, with horrific bits. [Re the latter - I… Read full post »
So I'm feeling lonely here at my new place and looking for some company. Being mostly an introvert, I don't enjoy company-for-company's sake, at least for more than ten minutes, but, rather, people with similar interests or sympatico in some way so there's something actual to talk about.
So I've gone… Read full post »
There was Michael Brown and cigarillos. Now Eric Garner and cigarettes. I think I see the problem here. Wait, what?
An 11-year-old girl with leukemia wishes not to undergo the discomfort of long-term chemo and her parents have removed her from the hospital and plan to treat her with “traditional” medicine, whatever the hell that might consist of.
Last heard from, she was at some kind of m… Read full post »
“He's dead! He's dead!”
The girl burst into the cabin, hair flying, eyes wide, face pale, lips trembling. I happened to be on hand, interviewing the couple who ran the Pagan festival and, as an aspiring journalist, I made mental notes. The interview so far had been… Read full post »
Nat. Post headline: Soldier shot outside of Parliament, one gunman ‘killed,’ but ‘multiple shooters’ suspected
Well! Shooters on the roof of the Parliament Buildings!
(Tho the roof/roofs of the P. Buildings are pointy… Read full post »
Not as exciting as jlsathre crossing the border to Mexico. Tho I have to say that the instant we crossed from Canada into the U.S, there was taco wagon after taqueria after Mexican restaurant after taco wagon (rinse… Read full post »
“I've got quite a story to tell you,” my handyman/reno guy said.
He called by this afternoon. I hadn't expected him until after tomorrow – which is Welfare Wednesday. He'd temporarily stopped work for me last weekend so as… Read full post »
“I'm 77 and one step from heaven,” the old man said.
“Well, I'm 78 and a step closer than you,” I said.
“78, nearly at heaven's gate,” he suggested.
“Thanks – I'll remember that one,” I said, though of course I planned to put it out of my mind the… Read full post »
A few weeks later the Elder returned.
It was mid-morning and I was sitting in his chair, sipping tea from his cup, leafing through one of the books from his shelf (an encyclopedia of secret societies) when I heard a car pull up in front and then someone trying the… Read full post »