I’ve discovered a little trick to reality. It’s a secret that only a few have realized. Here it is. We each have the ability to create. Some do it on canvases. Others do it between music stanzas. I do it on blank pages. Over and over again. It resulted in Universing. It’s my subconsciousness washed […]
A clear indictment of the current United States administration, Langlois’ sculpture puts a twist on the Lincoln Memorial, portraying our 16th president slouching with his head in his hands while his marble seat disintegrates beneath him. Liberty is crumbling
The stories about Christians that I grew up with (I am now 70) depict a Christian as standing by their religious convictions even if it means being eaten by a lion. An early Christian wouldn’t renounce their convictions even if the result of not doing so meant becoming dinner for the local Roman lion… but […]
It was only four years ago that all these postcards and more were exhibited in the White House.
Feminist London bookshop The Second Shelf is donating money to transgender children’s charity Mermaids every time they sell a book by JK Rowling. The bookshop, which has proudly spelled out its support for trans and non-binary people in the past, announced its plans in a February 12 tweet. “Making a donation to Mermaids every time […]
Every so often I come across a meh book and renew my promise to get better at DNFing… but I never do. That’s why I decided to realllly think about how I could improve! With a great deal of research (into fun gifs) I’ve managed to write a comprehensive guide- enjoy! Step 1: Crack open […]
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If there is an upside to being sick the past few days – acute bronchitis, by the way – it’s that this downtime has allowed me to catch up on my shows, check out what’s new in my fandom groups, and sleep. Although, if you’re familiar at all with any fandom whatsoever, it might’ve been […]
When a fan isn’t a fan, but is a stan.
13,500 TRUMP LIES Every once in a while, a moment comes that crystallizes what is so wrong with the political-media universe in the era of Donald Trump. And one such moment occurred on Sunday morning. It was not flashy or headline-generating. This moment lasted only seconds. Its significance may not have even been noticed by […]
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The source of peace is within us; so also the source of war. And the real enemy is within us, and not outside. The source of war is not the existence of nuclear weapons or other arms. It is the minds of human beings who decide to push the button and to use those arms […]
An interesting article in The Atlantic takes a lighthearted look at a common pet owner behavior—why we enjoy talking as our dogs, cats, and other pets! Many people admit to talking as if they were their pets (we also give voices to human babies). Why exactly do we do this? Linguist Deborah Tannen wrote about […]