I have a friend, more of a brother, who posted his thoughts about the current #blacklivesmatter state of things. It’s damn near perfect.
A couple of days ago I started struggling with writing something titled “Take a Breath, Count to 10.” I now know this isn’t the time for that, but I’m still struggling to find appropriate words. Are there any? I have been thinking lately about George W. Bush. I didn’t like him. I didn’t support him.… Continue reading Finding Words
Watching the row of men toting long guns, marching shoulder-to-shoulder toward the capitol, sent a bead of cold sweat rolling down my back to meet the shivers crawling up my spine. This isn’t the opening of a new novella about the Civil War. It’s my recollection of watching spoiled middle-aged men threaten the government of… Continue reading COVID-19 and the American Idiot
Bridge Concert 10/22/16 Roger Waters “Hello In There” John Prine song – YouTube: John Prine touched so many lives including mine. So many musicians loved his work and appreciated his muted style. Many covered his work, but this performance by Roger Waters (begrudgingly of Pink Floyd fame) is among my favorites. They even performed this… Continue reading John Prine
Queen tells UK “we will succeed” against Coronavirus in rare address to the nation: Calm. Supportive. Encouraging. Hopeful. None of these words describe our lunatic president. If only a leader was here to provide such a message in the United States.
How I lost control of our bank accounts to a phone scammer | The Robservatory: Do yourself a favor, and don’t be me. I never thought I’d be “that guy” either, as I keep current on scams, look for signs of fishiness on phone calls, etc. Still, they got me, and it was painful—not necessarily… Continue reading How I lost control of our bank accounts to a phone scammer
Humans are fragile. Flesh and blood. Walking bags of bones and meat brought to life by a smattering of thoughts—some good, some bad. When we’re hurt, we bleed, and it’s not that hard to hurt us. If you prick us, do we not bleed? if you tickle us, do we not laugh? if you poison… Continue reading Fragile, yet Resilient
A Simple Guide to Working / Learning From Home: HOW TO ADJUST: Brett Terpstra has been working from home for a long time. He knows everyone has to find their own flow, but shared this great video below on a recent post all of you should read if you’re suddenly working from home. For more… Continue reading A Simple Guide to Working / Learning From Home: HOW TO ADJUST
The Coronavirus Explained & What You Should Do PSA about Coronavirus from Kurzgesagt: what it does to your body and how to prevent it.
Quarantined Italians record messages for “themself from 10 days ago” during Coronavirus pandemic – YouTube: Italians send video messages to their past selves. These could also be messages to our present selves in the U.S. I hope we listen.