Society Category

Calaughornia

When I first visited out here back in the 1980s, I was immediately struck by how cheerful everyone was. It didn’t seem forced or phony. People were literally happy. I cannot explain it. Golden state atmosphere, perhaps? Everything turns to gold. Or could it be that unhappy people just leave. Unhappy like — forgive me […]

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Eschew on this

It’s Thanksgiving week as we all know. And, I could have prepared a feel good piece about how Geoffrey and I celebrate at a table filled with delicious, ethical seasonal fare such as pistachio risotto with roasted root vegetables and cornbread stuffing with porcini gravy and maple-sweetened yams. But, I am feeling too serious for […]

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Love reignbows

Oh, if I only had Scalia’s solipsistic sagacity to have come up with jiggery-pokery myself – I think I would rename this blog with it, LOL. 😀 Let me make this a short post about my gladness at the direction the country is headed, finally, after some pretty discouraging months. What a week! The Confederate flag being […]

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Las Vagues

Every decision we make involves a gamble. What we bring to bear when we make a choice is key.  Is it fact or opinion based? I think this question goes to the heart of every controversy we face as a species today, and especially as Americans in our current overheated political environment. As a personal […]

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Another day, another holler

Well, maybe this should be titled “another year, another holler“.  We just have a few more weeks in 2014 and I am looking forward to making some minor changes to this blog for 2015. For one thing, I have already begun to use the latest photograph series I am working on, here, so there is some comic relief […]

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