Category Archives: Monday

Answers From the Future

Mathematician John von Neumann spoke in the mid-1950s of “ever accelerating progress of technology and changes in the mode of human life, which gives the appearance of approaching some essential singularity in the history of the race beyond which human affairs, as … Continue reading

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Enough Already! (with the Guns…)

This is happening way too often in this country. Why? Guns are too readily available. Automatic and semi-automatic assault weapons designed to maximize kills are on the streets and apparently also in your mother’s garment closet. Why? “It’s our constitutional … Continue reading

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Struggling with Grace

A friend recently told me he waited in line for gas for over 5 hours in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. This was in the middle of his 13 days without power. Before I could finish voicing my sympathy he … Continue reading

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Post “SuperStorm” Sandy Thoughts, “Genius” and an AWOLNATION Review – All Seamlessly and Cleverly Tied Together By Excellent Writing

If you stick around to read the full post, I want to claim with full transparency that I’m leaving it open to interpretation as to whether the last line is a dig at Mayor Bloomberg *whistles and looks up and … Continue reading

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Meeting “It” Halfway

One day I hope to be able to finally communicate – if only to one person – the darkness I have felt and seen: the “It”. There are few things that invoke It (solitude, sickness, certain music, dreams, remembrance of … Continue reading

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God: Proxy or Pure Energy?

I’d love to share an excerpt from my first novel, “After Delphi“. At this point the main character, Pontius, has had his life ruined by a desperate government leader. He is on the run, going mad and looking for metaphysical … Continue reading

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Ah, Summer: Wiffle Ball…and Lightning Bugs in a Death Spiral

  Lightning Bug Death Spiral What is more “summer” than lightning bugs and wiffle ball? This photo combines the two and throws in a touch of “wow”. My kids are avid baseball players and the idea for this concept came … Continue reading

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Like Weiner, I’m DONE

As Weiner-gate stretches into its final act this week, I too find myself beginning a climactic transition, stirring my own arousing cocktail of change, if you will. I quit writing on Friday night. It was quite liberating. I hadn’t realized … Continue reading

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Chaotic Thought Monday – Part Trois

It’s Monday and I can’t remember why I always name these Chaotic Monday blogs with a French number. I don’t speak French; I’ve only been to France once. And I was only there for a weekend with jet lag so … Continue reading

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Bound for the Moon

Stew sits on a plane bound for the moon. Not really, that’s just a dream. But he is really on a plane. There are so many people going up and down the aisle – children, adults, more children. It is … Continue reading

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