Monthly Archives: October 2016

Climate Disruption and Denial

I heard a thousand blended notes, While in a grove I sate reclined, In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts Bring sad thoughts to the mind. To her fair works did Nature link The human soul that through me ran; … Continue reading

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“It is not now as it hath been of yore”

There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream, the earth, and every common sight, To me did seem Apparelled in celestial light, The glory and the freshness of a dream. Those are the opening five lines of the first stanza of … Continue reading

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The Presidential Debates: A Poetic … Summation?

Finally. The debates are over. Finis. Whoopee. Yeehaw. In briefest summary, their sole accomplishment has been to redefine the concept of ‘dismal.’ Why is that? Whatever happened to the notion of comparing ideas? Of exploring the concept of Excellence rather … Continue reading

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“There Was A Fever Over The Land . . .”

A comprehensive guide to accepting Donald Trump’s sexual assault denials ****** I have to admit it’s more than a little bit fascinating to watch as the REAL Donald Trump emerges from within the orange skinned and squirrel pelt hair version — not that … Continue reading

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Politics? No Mas!

Politics. Enough is Enough! as someone once said. I can buy that. Boy, can I buy that. I confess. I’m sick to death of politics. I wait with baited breath for this election season TO END! and for Donald Trump and … Continue reading

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In Nomine Idioticus

There are way too many times, these days, when I feel like I’ve been transported back to the 1600’s, back to the era of witch burnings, all that stuff. Why is that you ask? Read on! In Nomine Idioticus Joseph … Continue reading

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Guns v. 2A

“My faith informs my life [. . .] it all for me begins with cherishing the dignity, the worth, the value of every human life“ (Mike Pence, Rep. VP Candidate) “‘Every human life’ . . . except those stolen by … Continue reading

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