Monthly Archives: September 2014

Reign of Terror

In movies of the French Revolution, the severing of heads by guillotine is so tidy. The weighted, angled blade drops, and the dismembered head plops into a basket. Scarfing popcorn and licking the butter and salt off our fingers, we are … Continue reading

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9/11 – A Good Day… for me

When your plane shudders, when the plane seemingly plummets, when the beverage cart has been locked down, and the cabin attendants are strapped in, you attempt to renew your acquaintance with God. In my case, flying through extreme turbulence over … Continue reading

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Mental Health and World Politics

I used to be a news junkie – just couldn’t get enough of it. If I were having a restless night, I would listen to BBC World that plays on KRCC at 3:00 a.m. And after BBC World, I would listen to “Morning Edition” on … Continue reading

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Keeping Company

Some have said that I’m “dark.” Their impression might be based on my love of Scandinavian movies or my revelatory writing or my love of cemeteries. I would like to dispel that misconception. Yes, based on those impressions, you might … Continue reading

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