Cat Fight continued

Cat Fight continued

 We like to be entertained.  We like surprise endings.  We are amused by magic tricks and shows.  Ordinary life is boring much of the time.  These are some of the reasons we are susceptible to the conspiracy theories and untruths that have become even more prevalent...
Cat Fight

Cat Fight

 The news this morning is that Ted Cruz will lead a group of 11 Senators to oppose President Elect Joe Biden’s certification.  Senator Cruz, known as Lucifer in the Flesh or more affectionately as the Lovechild of Joe McCarthy and Dracula, seems to be laying the...
California

California

“My favourite line in all of literature is Rudyard Kipling’s monkey: ‘My people are the wisest people in the jungle, my people have always said so.’”   Joni Mitchell For the past few days I’ve been rereading Joan Didion.  The White Album, Slouching Towards...
The Phoenix Myth

The Phoenix Myth

 History doesn’t repeat itself but it often rhymes.  Mark Twain Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow,Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,To the last syllable of recorded time;And all our yesterdays have lighted foolsThe way to dusty death. Out, out, brief...