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Seeking Dialogue to Inform, Enlighten, and/or Amuse You and Me
Chaos in America…BUT… We Can End It! (A Near- Acrostic Poem for Our Times)
Some Positive Thoughts…and Actions to Save the House of Representatives
Help With A Critical Endeavor: Providing Meaningful Comfort to the Sick and Dying
Here’s the Path for a Big Democratic Win in November
The Sun Shines on the Railways–and Thoughts About My Carbon BigFootprint
Outside My Window…
We Need to Prevent the Democratic Party–and the U.S.–From Being “Berned…”
Something There Is…
The Huge Trump Opposition Research File on Bernie
Don’t You Think the World Could Use a Little Anger Management? Here’s a Way That Just May Help…
On Dr. King’s Birthday, We Must Remember: Environmental Justice Is Part of His Legacy
ON THE GROUND IN IOWA: MY CHAT WITH TWO EXPERIENCED CAUCUS PARTICIPANTS
The Gremlins Are Really After Me…
A Substitute Rant–
Reading My Friend Peter’s SNAFU Letter at Christmas Time
OBFUS-GATE: An Exploration of Our National Crisis (Even Worse: It’s In Verse!)
Have You Heard of Mrinalini Mukherjee?
A Thanksgiving-ish Story
My Watching the Impeachment Hearing Blues…
And Now a Word From Our…
The Drabble Liked My Dabbling!
How One Woman’s Breast Cancer Experience May Revolutionize Cancer Care
OMG! What Would Albert Schweitzer Have Said?
Can “Love Thy Enemy” Be a Winning Political Strategy–as Well as a Healing Balm for a Divided People?
Here’s Why This 2019 Nobel Prize Is Breathtaking…
Doggone It! Where’s My Doggie?
About Those Guns…This Time, Some Better News (Part 2 of 2)
About Those Guns…
My Presidential Nominee Wish List
Beyond Music to Ritual: The Impact of Four Songs on America’s Psyche
A Very Different Tumble Into the Weeds…
Quarks ‘n’ Genes (Some Subatomic, Electronic, and Molecular Musings)
It’s Here, It’s Real, and We’ve Got to Talk About It Together
The Limitations of Limits
23&WE: The Democrats Debate (With apologies to Chaucer for imperfectly borrowing his rhyme scheme)
“They’re Doing It As We Sit Here…”
The Democrats’ Debates Were Disappointing, and Yet…
Where Are the Lights of Liberty? We Are Better Than This!
I’ll Be Watching Mueller’s Congressional Testimony…I Hope You Will Be Too
A Cautionary Summer Tale
Music to “Stretch Our Ears”: Beethoven, Beatles, Blues…
From Three Cookies to One–or None: How Do We Break Our Bad Habits?
My Journey From DNA Test Skeptic to Participant
How Do We Talk About Race in America? An Unfortunate Update…
I’M SO PLEASED TO HAVE BEEN NOMINATED FOR THE VERSATILE BLOGGER AWARD
“I Thought of Her as Leonardo da Vinci’s Descendant”
‘Tis a Mystery: I Have Been Nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award
My “Freeze” Moment
Whither the Mueller Report?
Respect Your Mother…
Can I Really Get My Arms Around This Animal?
How Do We Avoid the Pitchforks and Achieve Greater Economic Equality?
The Constitution: Can It Help Us “Replace the Jeering With Productive Conversation”?
Wherein I Tumble Into the Weeds Yet Again…
Getting Into the Weeds of the Marijuana Debate
Wanna Hear About My Colonoscopy?
Then, a 20% Chance; Now…
Thoughts Engendered by Pajamas With Feet
2020 Foresight: Looking Beyond Our Dysfunctional Government
How Do We Talk About Race in America? A Serendipitous Part 3
How Do You Train a Butterfly? The Same Way You Train an Orthopedic Surgeon!
How Do We Talk About Race in America? Meet Doug Glanville (Part 2 of 2)
How Do We Talk About Race in America? (Part 1 of 2)
The Stakes Couldn’t Be Higher: Vote to Repudiate Violence and Find Common Ground
Navigating “The Wild West” Marketplace of Consumer Genetic Testing–and Other Needed Information About Our DNA
Zen and the Art of Vacuuming: A Near-Fable
The Mindfulness Community Enters the Political Fray!
Wherein I Tumble Into the Weeds Yet Again…
OK. The Dems Won the House. Now What?
“We Deserve Better”: Two Important Messages About Gun Violence
Why You and I Need to Care About Phytoplankton–and What We Can Do About Them
Mister Rogers: Where Are You When We Need You?
RX for Schoolkids: Open Your Mouth and Say “Ommmmm…”
Practicing Optimism in a Crappy World
Here’s Why I’ve No Intention of Discussing the Elephant in Our National Room
About Cats, Dogs, and Preconceived Notions
Should We Get Smarter With Our Smartphones?
Backstage in My Blog World: An Explanation and an Apology
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