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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
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
I’ve written here a few times about journals and how useful they are for writers, for those who want to improve themselves or be successful, and for anyone who wants a more focused and happy life. So, it pleases me … Continue reading