Foreverness

I’ve been trying to get better about this. Before I speak or write anything I try to stop and think: is this something that a corporation wants me to say, for the corporation’s profit? Have I been programmed? Or have I done my own thinking? Not just a...

I wear a mask because

1. there are people in my life too young to be vaccinated 2. and people who are old and more vulnerable 3. and immunocompromised (eg. fighting cancer) 4. because that crap is airborne 5. and has already killed a bunch of people 6. and keeps mutating because people...

A good-bye note I posted to FB

Friends, just a little warning. I’m going to phase out my Facebook account, for a few reasons, perhaps chief among them being privacy. I would like to be slightly less easy to locate. Not that I have illusions about privacy anymore. I am also concerned that FB...

Know your vulnerabilities

Know your vulnerabilities. It’s ok to have them; just know what they are. Marketers, bullies, and other manipulators see your vulnerabilities more clearly than you do (usually), and use them against you. It’s also ok to be afraid — act responsibly...

Planned Parenthood

Yet again, a group of cowards has massed in front of the Planned Parenthood in my neighborhood to harass women seeking healthcare. A smug demagogue stands in the road & smirks through a bullhorn. One reason I contribute to PP every month. Down with bullies....