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WTF!

WTF!

Truth always is stranger than fiction and lately it’s getting pretty strange. It’s like waking up with the worst hangover ever. Everything is spinning. Hope, where are you?

Funny times we live in

Funny times we live in

Mort says he only needs to read the election related headlines to get a sense of what’s going on. He says there’s no need to watch the debates either.   He thinks Don and Hill and the whole thing are all quite hilarious, as you can tell from the look on Mort’s face. He’s looking forward to more funny stuff.

I Wish I Hadn’t Done That

I Wish I Hadn’t Done That

         Edith Piaf sang “je ne regrette rien” – “I regret nothing”. Frank Sinatra sang “Regrets, I’ve had a few, But then again, too few to mention” Lucky singers, songwriters or both. Life is crazy. In a matter of seconds, because of something we did or said, it can be altered forever. A lost opportunity, a lost love… We might not know it immediately but we do get around to figuring it out. We’d like to be like Edith…

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Intellectual dishonesty

Intellectual dishonesty

Recently I’ve read several politically focused articles that use the words “intellectual dishonesty”. I puzzled at the meaning. Is it only used when referring to “intellectuals” being dishonest. Or, is there such a thing as “unintellectual dishonesty”? But actually, based on feedback from friends and intellectuals and intellectual friends, the consensus seems to be that it means “lying”. If so, then why don’t they just say so? If the writers won’t call someone a liar ( maybe they fear a…

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Power to the people!

Power to the people!

This particular election season has been pretty darn interesting. I read lots of punditry that tries to nail it down. But with such rapid and round the clock access, reporting the central messages can get lost in the overload. Yes, I’m a Boomer. I “came of age” in the 60s. I passed through the post-Beatnik phrase right on into the hippie stage. I seem to remember a camaraderie based not just on drug taking but on issues, and there were…

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If it feels good…

If it feels good…

  Dave Pell of Next Draft posted this on April 25 Feeling stressed? Meditate. Feel depressed? Meditate. Suffering from a serious illness? Meditate. If you’ve followed recent stories and studies, it often seems like meditation and mindfulness is a cure-all. But as Quartz reports, a new study suggests mindfulness isn’t quite as miraculous as we’ve been led to believe. Maybe it doesn’t have to be. Maybe we should chill out when it comes to chilling out. If it feels good,…

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Listen To Your Planet

Listen To Your Planet

We’ve been messin’ with our Planet for many years. Let’s just cut it out! The spokesperson for our Planet, Mother Nature, has been sending us lots of messages lately to show us the affects our carelessness is causing. Listen up people. Earth is our Home, let’s treat it with more respect.