Category Archives: Thoughts on creative writing

Opinions and observations.

Perceptions…

Greetings and Salutations. I got an interesting comment on a thread on Facebook that I had commented in a few days ago. My comment was this: “I just heard, on Beau of The Fifth Column, a letter from a cop … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Family, General Thoughts, Humanity, Improving Life, Nuttiness, Observations, Politics, Questionable decisions, Ruminations | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What does it mean to be a Liberal?

Greetings and Salutations; In the society of today, there are such levels of name calling, and hate that much of the time what a person believes is obscured by the delusions built by propaganda in front of the eyes of … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Improving Life, Nuttiness, Observations, Politics, Ruminations | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

On Strike!

Greetings and Salutations!I decided to take a moment to address the issue of the Screen Actors Guild going out on strike, joining the Writers Guild of America for the first time in 60 years. I have seen some folks posting … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Improving Life, Politics | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Thought it was water…not gasoline!

Greetings and Salutations; Well, this has turned into quite an exciting Sunday morning! I was poking around on FB and ran across a posting by a FB Friend of mine. It was a thoughtful poem by Mary Oliver who was … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Nuttiness, Observations, Politics | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 49 – Character Assassination not a new thing in our world!

Greetings and Salutations;It came to my attention that there is a meme decrying John D. Rockefeller floating around the Net! While it seems a bit silly to me to be tearing down a very rich man who has been dead … Continue reading

Posted in Advances in Healthcare, Ethics, General Thoughts, Heath, Humanity, Improving Life, Nuttiness, Observations, Politics, Questionable decisions, Snake Oil | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Free Speech, Consequences, and America

Since the news is full of reporting of, and commentary about, the lawsuit by Dominion Voting Machines against Fox News for defamation of character, this question was posted to Facebook a day or so ago: “Should news organizations have free … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Nuttiness, Observations, Politics, Questionable decisions, Ruminations | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Train Wrecks and Regulations!

Greetings and Salutations… I was poking around on the Social Media site Quora, and ran across an interesting question. It proved to be interesting enough that I thought I would add an essay here discussing it. The Post’s article is … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Politics, Questionable decisions, Ruminations, Snake Oil | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

“Wants” and “Needs”…and how we have lost sight of the difference.

Greetings and Salutations; It is odd and interesting, how comments one makes on Social Media come back to haunt us sometimes, months or years after they were posted. The old saying is “The Internet never forgets. This has been proven … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Improving Life, Nuttiness, Observations, Politics, Questionable decisions, Ruminations, Vaccinations | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 47 – Election Time Again!

October is ticking away, and in a couple of weeks, it will be Election Day again. This will be an interesting one, and may be a harbinger of things to come. The Mid-Term election is often taken as a snapshot … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Improving Life, Nuttiness, Observations, Politics, Questionable decisions, Snake Oil | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Guns In The House! Guns In The House! Part 02

Greetings and Salutations. We are just a little time past the weekend of 2022/06/04-05, where America saw 13 mass shootings, killing 19 people and injuring 70. This, right on the heels of the shooting at Uvalde that killed 19 students … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Nuttiness, Observations, Politics, Questionable decisions, Ruminations, Snake Oil | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 46 – What Republic*nts Want America To Be – And Why

Greetings and Salutations; There are some places on the Net where rational, reasonable, insult free, discussion of difficult subjects can happen. I seek these out, because I find the rest both tedious and annoying. Well, in one of these sites, … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Nuttiness, Observations, Politics, Questionable decisions, Ruminations, Snake Oil, Vaccinations | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 45 – What will the Future bring?

Greetings and Salutations! Here we are, a few months from the mid-term elections that may well determine whether Democracy survives in America, or we, as a society, continue on the path of fascist authoritarianism that was run down by the … Continue reading

Posted in General Thoughts, Political rants, Politics, Questionable decisions | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Ethical Journalism?

Greetings and Salutations. There are so many folks who are disrespecting journalists and media these days, it is truly horrifying. While some media deserves it, being nothing more than propaganda outlets for a particular agenda, many of the news sources … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Misc, Observations, Politics, Something Good This Way Comes | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Covid 19 Thoughts, Part 05 – Mistakes from the past haunt us.

Greetings and Salutations. Today, an very interesting article came to my attention. One of the major conflicts during the Covid-19 pandemic has been the subject of Masks. For some time, the scientific community was very divided about urging the population … Continue reading

Posted in Advances in Healthcare, Ethics, General Thoughts, Heath, Humanity, Nuttiness, Observations, Politics, Questionable decisions, Ruminations | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Automation in today’s world! The Tsunami is coming…Our lifeboat may be the UBI

First off, I am going to link to a general overview of the advancement of automation in the world. When watching this Video, I suggest you pay attention to the factory floor in particular. Count the number of skilled and … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General, General Thoughts, Heath, Humanity, Improving Life, Nuttiness, Observations, Politics, Questionable decisions, Ruminations, Vaccinations | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Sifting through the Ashes, part 39 – Economics

Greetings and Salutations; I was just involved in an interesting discussion about taxes and thought I would expand a bit on my opinions here. A major issue in America is the income/wealth gap between the richest and poorest citizens. This … Continue reading

Posted in Cosmology, Ethics, Family, Food, General Thoughts, Humanity, Nuttiness, Observations, Politics, Questionable decisions, Ruminations, Snake Oil, Vaccinations | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

OUR Culture of Violence

Greetings and Salutations; If, by the by, this essay seems a bit disjointed at times, I beg your patience. It is a complicated subject and one that I am still trying to condense into a graspable format, and, perhaps, come … Continue reading

Posted in Cosmology, Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Nuttiness, Observations, Politics, Questionable decisions, Ruminations | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

How Blind are Whites to the Systemic Racism in America?

Greetings and Salutations. Recently, the Right-Wing has found something far more interesting than the Pandemic, or the spike in attacks on Asians in America caused by racist rhetoric about the source of Covid-19 to get all hot and bothered over. … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Nuttiness, Questionable decisions, Ruminations, Vaccinations | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 38 – Thoughts on the Impeachment

Greetings and Salutations. Today, February 10, 2021, the Senate Trial of #3×2 started with the House Impeachment Managers presenting some very damning evidence and spirited explanations as to why #3×2 should be convicted, and banned from ever holding office in … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Nuttiness, Observations, Political rants, Politics, Questionable decisions, Ruminations, Snake Oil | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Some thoughts on Truth…and how complicated it can be.

Greetings and Salutations. A friend of mine posted the image to our right on Facebook today. It, upon first reading, seems nonsensical. Believers know that Christ says “Know the Truth, and the Truth shall set you free”. People always talk … Continue reading

Posted in Cosmology, Ethics, Family, General Thoughts, Humanity, Improving Life, Nuttiness, Observations, Political rants, Politics, Questionable decisions, Ruminations, Snake Oil | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment