Did We Forget Who We Are?

This was originally posted on my personal facebook page. Felt it might be something worth exploring in more detail in this particular forum. Pretty sure I’ve managed to get my name on the list of “prime reeducation candidates” at least once over the last several years. However, just in case my name has inadvertently dropped

Observations

Be Prepared #5 Start Here: Be Prepared #1 | Previous: Zombies, Aliens and Black Holes, Oh My! 1) Don’t Jump!Do not just jump willy-nilly into your “be prepared” adventure. Doing that is like getting the car stuck in a snowdrift. You can stomp on the gas but all you do is create noise and fury

Zombies, Aliens and Black Holes, Oh My!

Be Prepared #4 This piece follows the 3 part introduction to “Be Prepared”, available here: #1, #2, #3. It is beginning to look like this should be considered mere excerpts of the first chapter in what appears to be something headed towards full book, or at least a novella in length. This portion (first of

Be Prepared #3

Pack Your Bag Be Prepared #1 — Be Prepared #2 — Current: Pack Your Bag We have, for years when we’ve travelled, always packed a first aid kit: Bandages, Neosporin, sunscreen, Pepto, Dramamine, and of course, Alka-Seltzer Plus – Cold for my sinuses. It seemed prudent. Additionally as I referenced in the first of these

Aftermath

There is a certain pall in the air right now, pervasive, almost tangible. Here, in the late winter, early spring of 2020, schools are closed, millions of people are recently out of work and tens of thousands — likely to be hundreds of thousands — are infected with the virulent Wuhan novel coronavirus. As of