May 2014

Trending Today: A Nation’s Cry to Turn Off Lawn Mowers and Save the Grass

May 26, 2014

There is a movement afoot in America. Very hip, trendy, mod, all that. And it’s green. Can’t forget about the green. This movement takes us back–straight back–to the bosom of warm mother earth. It’ll probably rebuild the ozone layer. This movement is greener than grass. Oh, yeah, it is grass. In writing this blog post, I am taking up the rapidly spreading, ever reverberating cry …

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How Much Is Too Much? Privacy Versus Publicity in our Modern World

May 19, 2014

Our world is a world of tremendous connectedness and communication. We no longer have the need to search for lost tribes and unknown islands. With satellite technology, just go to Google maps. Zoom in. A few facts you may or may not have known about your privacy: • The FBI can access your webcam at any time without activating that little green light. They say …

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Pink Quartz – A Poem for Mom

May 12, 2014

In honor of Mother’s Day, in honor of Mom–my hero, my confidant, my problem solver–I give you a poem. I’ve entitled it: Pink Quartz Dedicated to Mom, written for Mother’s Day 2011 She’s like pink quartz, I think. This is strange because she most often wears blue. Pink quartz is flaky and delicate as pastry— the sort of pastry that drifts against your teeth and …

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