0001 Lakera 11: Requiescat

Resquiescat In Pacem: Molly Ivins, 1944-2007 In her final column, Molly Ivins said, “we are the people who run this country,” and she’s right. We are a government of the people, by the people, for the people. It is in our power to decide how this country will be run, and by whom. The politicians […]

It’s been far too long since I’ve updated this, as usual, but this time I think I have a reasonably good excuse: I’ve had a lot on my mind, and I wanted to make sure I said it in as well-reasoned and carefully-considered a manner as possible. There’s been a lot of discussion-provoking thought of […]

Where to begin, where to begin. Another month has passed, suggesting that I’ve been lax in keeping this up to date, which is in its own way true. I do prefer to try to post more regularly about the things that are happening, but it’s proven to be a difficult habit for me to develop. […]

I like to think that I’m making progress towards being emotionally mature. Not “grown-up” necessarily, because that implies a great many things about accepting the world as it is and denying how the world could and should be, but capable of meaningful interactions with others and an understanding of when people matter and when they […]

Last night, I sat down and, as I try to do whenever I’m in a painful mood, I tried to figure out why I felt so upset. As I said before, it wasn’t the events themselves that hurt me. I don’t consider myself a patriot beyond the belief that the principles on which the United States was founded […]