commentary / Meandering

Meandering Monday about Diverse Sensitivity (or Diversensitivity, Diversensity, Disservicity, and other Sensitivity Diversions)

As a writer, I am cautioned not to talk politics – I will alienate potential readers of my fiction. As any of you who have stumbled across my blogging have noticed, staying non-political has been very hard for me. Aside from my interest in politics, EVERYTHING is political nowadays, and it affects me – not … Continue reading

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Meandering Monday about THE NARRATIVE

Okay, so maybe today isn’t so much meandering. President Trump has been in office for just about two years now. He was elected by the American People, by the rules of our electoral process (legitimately, which has not been disproved despite two-plus years of unproductive, politically motivated, and possibly unconstitutional investigation.) Throughout his time as … Continue reading

civilization / commentary / humanity / Meandering / Politics

Free-pass, Funeral, and Flag Friday: A Time and a Place

I know – this is such “last week’s news”, but the uncivility is really bothering me. There were two funerals of note last week – Aretha Franklin & John McCain. Notables (or people seeking to be notable) performed in various ways at both. Aretha’s involved a lot of musical tributes; hers was, after all, a … Continue reading