Category Archives: Culture

Literature, opinions, futurism

Earth Day is Us Day!

I’m not a flaming liberal. I’m more of a smoldering moderate (and smoke-free at that). But when it comes to protecting my home planet, I tend to flare up a bit. Here’s why:  Pollution kills. We’re not just talking about … Continue reading

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Courage is…

“Courage is the greatest of all weapons, but it’s also an invisible one. You don’t know whether you have it until you’re called upon to use it.” ~from The Wishing Map, Episode 103

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Long Live the Spirit of Notre Dame!

“I once toured Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and was astonished to see gargoyles (demons) all along its spectacular roofline. When I asked why they would include such symbols of evil, the translator replied, ‘Ho-ho, we do not embrace evil, monsieur, … Continue reading

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Dear God

Actual Kids’ Letters to God Dear God… “Instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t You just keep the ones You already made?” ~Jane “In school they told us what You do. Who does it … Continue reading

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Irony, Thy Name is Human

To err is human. Oh, so human.

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Music from My Movies: Correction!

Oops! Well, this is embarrassing! A couple of days ago I shared The Game, a song I wrote for the feature film Over-the-Rhine, only to discover that I’d accidentally uploaded an earlier version! I’ve updated the blog post to include … Continue reading

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Another Mindless Rant

Originally posted on Potatoes and the Promise of More Potatoes:
Astronomers keep finding planets around other stars; and, if you believe them, I’ve got a bridge I want to sell you. It’s my bridge… I’ve got a receipt. The guy…

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