You Are Being Watched—By You

There is a theory that at death, not only does your energy return to the universe, but it returns with personality intact–or alternately, you return as part of the whole consciousness of the universe, aware not only of yourself, but also of every coherent personality. I find this comforting. And though there is nothing in…

Conservative—The Word And How It Was Hijacked

Merriam-Webster says of the word “Conservative” conservative adjective con·ser·va·tive \ kən-ˈsər-və-tiv \ 1 a : of or relating to a philosophy of conservatism b capitalized : of or constituting a political party professing the principles of conservatism: such as (1) : of or constituting a party of the United Kingdom advocating support of established institutions…

Goodbye GOP—You’re On The Wrong Side Of Right

I’m breaking up with you, GOP. It’s not you… It’s me. No. Screw that. It’s totally you. Last Week, Congressman Devin Nunes, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee “received” information showing FISA court authorized surveillance on Russian Intelligence Officials. That classified information revealed intercepted communications between Russia and Trump, Trump aides and surrogates. As Chairman…

Loss of somethings already lost

Today my father was buried. No one had more of an influence on my life than my father did. And most of what I had to outgrow in order to be a decent human being was accomplished (or not accomplished) despite that influence. We weren’t close. I’ve heard people say that before and it’s a…