I tend to avoid crowds successfully enough that I forget how being in one can so easily restore my optimism. One of the best things about San Francisco is Hardly […]
I saw it was your birthday so I bought this card and felt the need to write a note in it – something beyond Happy birthday. Like, how I saw on the news that the hills are on fire again and five more species have been declared extinct and another glacier melted.
Last year at the Oslo Freedom Forum, a man named Fred Warmbier took the stage. It was a bit strange to see a middle aged white American male on that […]
Humans are diminishing the Earth’s resources far faster than nature or technology can possibly replace them. We can stop, anytime. But it seems we won’t, not without a revolution. I […]
There’s a girl I knew, in the strange way of the Internet. Named for a flower, she is the daughter of a man I met on a defunct writing site…a […]
What a difference a day makes.
Today I read the last words of a reporter who blogged his own death. His name was Mark Mooney, and I don’t know what kind of reporter he was in […]
The first person to call me a tomboy was Cathy Lidisky. “Me and Sandy are tomboys, aren’t we?” she said, as if sure of my agreement. We were in sixth […]
don’t let stress ruin your life
Giraffes quietly placed on the endangered species list in 2016.