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Advent In A Pandemic

What in our future is worthy of anticipation? The following article was first published November 29 on Facebook Today is the first Sunday of Advent in the Christian tradition. Around the world, churches are lighting candles, hanging the green, and enduring bad versions of Magnificat. Secularly, it marks the beginning …

We’re Not Getting Enough Sleep And It’s Killing Us

[Annoying copy reminding people I need to eat at least once a week. Either buy something or drop us some cash.] An editorial reminder that links in this article appear bold and italicized. We don’t color or underline them. Please, click the links. Our personal health depends on learning how …

Name Calling Aside, Saving The Planet Requires Being Radical

Rhetoric is irrelevant; climate change now threatens everything, eliminating the opportunity for a measured response. Note: I realize that since we’ve spent 20 weeks with the novel there haven’t been a large number of links in what we’ve written. Our links are not underlined or colored, they’re bold italic. When …

Pondering Our Place In The Universe

Time got the best of me this week and there simply wasn’t enough time to complete my thoughts on the topic I had chosen for this post. Fortunately, there are alternatives. From the beginning of time, humans have questioned why we are here, what is our purpose. Religions were created …

Finding Success Without The Trophies

Awards season is here. While the Golden Globes are already passed, we still have to suffer through the Critic’s Choice Awards tonight (the 13th), the Screen Actors Guild Awards January 27, the Directors Guild Awards February 2, the GRAMMY Awards February 10, the British Academy Film Awards February 20, the …