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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Blinking At Reality

It’s easy to feel defeated. The news is filled with the headline-worthy atrocities humans inflict on one another and on the planet. I remember growing up, I was regularly horrified as I learned about another new way everything was wrong in the world. Apartheid, the Cold War, chlorofluorocarbons and the Ozone Layer, the Lebanese Civil [...]

The Scourge of White Supremacy

Don’t watch the videos. Please. It’s horrific enough that white nationalist terrorists committed these atrocities. I’m terrified of these internet trolls who are moving their hate from online to the real world. And feeling empowered to do so by right-wing politicians.
At least 49 people were killed at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday, [...]

Dancing on My Own

Still blissed out when thinking about last week’s Robyn show. The City Pages write-up: Robyn offers shortcuts to ecstasy at her euphoric Palace performance. Photos from my friend Jon at Reviler. And here’s the audience singing Dancing on My Own. I’d thought that was pretty impressive. But later that week NYC had their own singalong [...]

Embrace the Unknown

The other night my therapist was talking - again - about viewing events as neither good nor bad, without making a value judgment. And making a distinction between value judgments and observations. Well, yesterday morning I observed my little hatchback being rear-ended by a giant Dodge Ram. I am ok and I think my Volvo [...]

And Still They Move

Well, I did not let that one go. I let him back in. We are all flawed. And we’ve continued to hunker down together at my place on weekends while this brutally long winter extends its assault. Sunday we canceled our brunch reservations due to a wind chill advisory. Record-breaking cold for March 3rd. Instead [...]