Monthly Archives: March 2016

Thoughts Before The After

Oh, Mama, don’t walk away, I’m a goddamn sore loser, I ain’t too proud to say —Ray La Montaigne The gesture, a deliberate sweep of her hand across the table, conveys her dismissal of arguments against voting for the bully. “I’m tired,” … Continue reading

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A Dilemma Of Sorts

No wise person ever wanted to be younger –Native American Aphorism It was astonishing to hear the man say, “I’m concerned that the direction of the presidential campaign will disrupt the status quo.” Really? Oh, but of course. This is a fellow … Continue reading

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End Times

People are not voting for Trump (or Sanders). People are just voting,  finally,  to destroy the establishment —N.N. Taleb To put the matter in understated terms: in the past thirty years, the Establishment, composed of journos, BS-vending talking heads, bureaurocrato-cronies, lobbyists, Washington rent-seekers and … Continue reading

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On Nature’s Way

OWL POEM –Mary Oliver One has to say this for the rounds of life that keep coming and going; it has worked so far. the rabbit, after all, has never asked if the grass wanted to live. Any more than … Continue reading

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On The Unbearable Consequences Of Putting Things Off

If you have a little luck, any luck at all, if you do it right, there’s a great possibility you can teach the whole world how to dance –Pat Conroy, 1945-2016 My mind has a mind of its own. I … Continue reading

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