Category: "About the Author"

Cracks in the Sidewalk

March 22nd, 2017
More letters keep getting added. Not long ago, there were just three: L, G, and B. Then the Ts demanded inclusion. more »

Whatever happened to compassion?

December 23rd, 2016
There is a lot to be said for the trepidation felt among the American citizenry right now. This is especially true for the sensitive individuals who abide by a moral code which includes compassion for others. Through compassion, we come to see how each… more »

Fission or fussion? A look at the science of social change.

November 16th, 2016
I’ve been silent, I know. For one thing, I felt this blog would get lost in the election chatter. For another, I couldn’t come up with much to write, at least not much besides expressions of sadness or fear, and I was pretty sure you've had enough of… more »

What's that smell?

March 31st, 2016
Yesterday I cut some hyacinth blooms and brought them inside. Pretty as they looked, my real intention was to enjoy the smell while I worked at my desk. Now, the office is absolutely lovely. more »

Would the Real Terrorist Please Step Forward?

January 15th, 2016
With the world under attack as it has been, we're rightly worried about stopping the terrorists. We may have different opinions on how to do that, but we're unified in that they must be stopped. Dissent comes when we start talking about a craftier… more »