Please, Don’t Learn This Language

I didn’t want to see the image Kathy Griffin is now infamous for, but there it was on my news feed, vivid and uncensored. Even as the headline asked me to make my own judgment about whether this photograph could be art, valid political statement, or something else entirely, I was already looking away. I … Continue reading Please, Don’t Learn This Language

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Thinking for Yourself

Ours is the age of paradox. Just a few decades ago, experts were predicting that the amount of leisure time that the average person would enjoy would increase astronomically. With the advent of time-saving technology (dishwashers, laundry machines, copy machines, computers, cars), there was actually a concern that people wouldn’t have enough work to do. … Continue reading Thinking for Yourself

“The Election’s Over, Now What?” Or, “Don’t Worry, This Post Isn’t As Political As You Might Think”

Of course, as soon as I say that I’m going to update my blog regularly, my life shifts to make that very thing almost impossible. So, apologies for that. But now...now, I’ll be better! (here’s hoping)   For the past two months, I’ve been working as a volunteer staff member at a guesthouse and conference … Continue reading “The Election’s Over, Now What?” Or, “Don’t Worry, This Post Isn’t As Political As You Might Think”