Sometimes you have to go to one place to learn something fascinating about another. When I was in school, I didn’t enjoy history. It took me years to figure out that some stories of the past are intriguing, even if those tales never seemed to be covered in my history classes. Ancient civilizations, distant landsContinue reading “History at its most exciting”
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I don’t like name calling either ….
….and so when somebody I like calls somebody I don’t like a nasty name, I try to reverse the roles. I mean, how would I feel if Justice Scalia, who has never impressed me as a supreme court justice or a human, called Rachel Maddow (who I adore) a troll. I’d be, upset, right? PeopleContinue reading “I don’t like name calling either ….”
Time and hate
After you finish writing a book, you find yourself spending an amazing amount of time writing about what the book is about. This place wants a 500 word description. That ad must be 80 words or less. Nope, only 200 characters allowed here and spaces count. It is an annoying process that results in sub-optimumContinue reading “Time and hate”