Anxiety, and the perilousness of our times…

We’ve been hearing about global warming and its threat to our very existence for quite a few years now.  The science is in.  Yet, creationist naysayers and greed-driven corporateers — in the most unholy of alliances — obfuscate the reality, thereby blocking a time-sensitve appropriate human response.  That’s the back drop to our human saga … Continue reading Anxiety, and the perilousness of our times…

Through a Glass Darkly…

“Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.”  wrote Charles M. Blow in a NY Times article titled “Activists ‘Feel the Bern’?”, referring to some liberals’ responses to Black Lives Matter interrupting two Bernie Sanders rallies . I consider the depth (or shallowness?) of my good will. … Continue reading Through a Glass Darkly…

Not feeling morbid, but still musing on “this pesky attachment to life” *

In the Phoenix summertime, without sunscreen (it didn’t exist back then) I would tan “brown as a berry”, 1950s-style version of good health.  I was six, eight, then ten. I loved moving close to the earth, somersaults & cartwheels, and I loved being airborne when I danced and did  arabesques or grand jete’s. Or those … Continue reading Not feeling morbid, but still musing on “this pesky attachment to life” *