There is a school of thought that God enacts his covenants with his people by remembering them, in a sort of stable time loop. I don’t remember where I first heard about it, but it makes so much sense that I have decided to open with that thought. Gnostic status: Three diphenhydramine 50 mg for […]Read more "Death Is For Other People: Doctor Who S09E01 “The Magician’s Apprentice” — A Wizard’s Eye Review"
http://www.stereogum.com/1825458/lifelong-dirtbag-the-eternal-importance-of-iron-maiden/franchises/essay/ This made me tear up. It’s rare lately to find a piece of writing that does that. I’m tired today. I’ve been stressed. This is the feeling I want to bring you guys through my work. But sometimes it has to come to me first. That’s why I’m sharing it with you.Read more "Lifelong Dirtbag: The Eternal Importance Of Iron Maiden (essay)"
Introducing a new feature, on request from you, our readers! My wife, Linda, will be doing a series on food, New Mexican culture, kitchen witchery, and whatever else comes to mind, as it happens! Now often she has really lame thoughts like “Stop trolling people on Facebook!” or “Do you have to be so darn […]Read more "Food: A Sacramental Sharing"
I think a more interesting question is whether or not even a government comprised completely of say…a decision-making friendly AI with complete executive power, broad-spectrum data mining so it needn’t be dependent on human opinions, and a few human minders to execute its directives and mind LEObots and other mechanical personnel at the local and […]Read more "Can a Secular Nation Ever Exist?"
all they want is to be left alone. Source: An Unbroken Lineage. the Sentinelese Bloodline is 60,000 Years Long Posted on my wedding day. Here’s to 60,000 years of successful creativity for the Pages, on worlds without number…and to all of you out there in crazyland.Read more "An Unbroken Lineage. the Sentinelese Bloodline is 60,000 Years Long"
“If there is anything that the Kim Davis issue has proven, it is that bureaucracy is an enemy of the people.” This thought ran through my head, then condensed itself to the foregoing string of text for Facebook audiences. I resolved to make a blog post about it the moment I had the thought an […]Read more "Greys"
Well, that’s just a summary subtitle. The actual working title is “For Dulcy’. I wrote this some time ago, when the McKinney pool thing was still happening, and when I was fresh and raw and tired and angry at everything and barely had time to create. I’m much happier now. I was serious about dumping […]Read more "For Dulcy: On McKinney, Texas and American Quixotic Impulses"