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This is a personal blog about things that matter as filtered through the mind of an educated, opinionated American male.
What is justice? How did things get to be the way they are? Where do we go from here? Community and individuality, civilization and law, politics and tradition, reason and science, ritual and freedom, mercy and making a difference -- these are the issues that will determine our future.
Lately, there's been a bunch on here about writing, blogging, family, and marriage.
And then, on other days, it will just be blather -- but at least it will be in my voice.
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Category Archives: Writing
I am a Writer. This means I get ideas from all over the place and I write down those that interest me, as well as those I find helpful or educational or truthful. If you ask me a question or … Continue reading
Writing prompt: Ghosts and Cats Who keeps opening closed doors, unlocking locked ones, closing and locking the ones that were open? Why do you forget what drove you to enter a room just as you pass through the doorway? The … Continue reading
People often ask writers where they get their ideas. Over the years, various writers have offered their own answers, sometimes silly or sarcastic, sometimes serious, sometimes snarky, and, every once in a while, helpful. As every writer has sometimes hit … Continue reading
Before I got my first tattoo, I could not figure out why someone would want one, let alone several. Now that I’ve had my own tat for several weeks, I’m starting to understand a bit about the why. While I … Continue reading