Month: February 2018

The Complicated Task of Finding One Simple Memory

great memory

    What is your happiest memory? If you’re like some people, you have a great answer for that question, right off the top of your head. If you’re like others, you could spend years trying to break down the chronicles of your life. You build spreadsheets, write journals, and really struggle to pinpoint that […]

Beyond the Tribe


I had just finished reading The Handmaid’s Tale and was staring headlong into two more fiction books on my 2018 Reading List. But with two already under my belt, I just couldn’t bring myself to dive into more fiction, so soon. I don’t read a lot of fiction – or at least I haven’t in years. Most […]

Bojana’s Story

Bojana is one of the truly inspirational writers, and commentators, in the blogosphere. She challenges us all, constantly, to have better ideas. Write better stories. Be better people. This week she took up a challenge of her own, set by two of our mutual friends. Bojana grew up in the former Socialist Federal Republic of […]

Versatility is King

I’m sure you signed on today expecting a review of an incredible Super Bowl, a rebuke of the un-American idea of a military parade down Pennsylvania Avenue, a tribute to Falcon Heavy, or something exalting about Mrs C leading up to the annual Day of Love. Sorry to disappoint. To please the congregation, I’ll say […]

The Handmaid’s Tale


Tyranny is the unrestrained exercise of power. It is oppressive rule. A despotic use of authority. Whenever any person or group of people enforce their worldview upon another person or group of people it is a tyrannical act. To say that my way of living is better than your way of living, so your way […]

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