Regarding the 2nd Amendment

It’s been a fucker of a week. Lots to say over here. But I’m going to start with the respawn of the gun control/gun sense debate in the wake of the horrific shooting in Parkdale, Florida. I’ve been really annoyed by people who regurgitate old, already-debunked talking points like “What about Chicago” (not the gunContinue reading “Regarding the 2nd Amendment”

Sudden Descents

You know those days… you’re minding your own business and doing housework or working on a project when suddenly Anxiety, Depression or Misery grabs you by the shoulder, whispers (or yells) “Time For An Adventure” and whisks you off somewhere until you’re looking at the world through their veil, or up at a distant lightContinue reading “Sudden Descents”

“A Real Catastrophe”

Lin-Manuel Miranda was right. 44.5 IS going straight to hell. He’s the real catastrophe. Between that awful, evil statement about Puerto Rico today and this article on Vox, I might explode from rage. And I don’t even have any relatives there – just an ex-coworker from there. I can’t imagine what folks who have family/friendsContinue reading ““A Real Catastrophe””

So Much Going On In the World

It’s the time of year when sorrows overflow. Hurricane season is beating up the coasts, from the Caribbean and the US southeast to South Asia on up to freaking Nepal. Brutal forest fires line the whole West Coast of America. Rohingya refugees flee from Myanmar to flood-wracked Bangladesh. Earthquakes in Mexico. We’re fighting real NazisContinue reading “So Much Going On In the World”