Yankee Doodle Sweetheart

Two real live nephews of our Uncle Sam, he is my Yankee Doodle joy. Read More...

Honor thy...?

"Real" is not the same as legal, biological, or orthodox. Read More...

United we muddle

Unity is rarer than we like to admit. Read More...

Swingers

The vote don't mean a thing, if it ain't got that swing! Read More...

Out of normal

Not all deviations are deviant. Read More...

Freedom, not immunity

A tale of some letters to the editor, misunderstandings, and misinterpretations. Read More...

Best known for…

In which a bad headline prompts the question: can you really call anything about an unknown, "best known?" Read More...

If I knew then…

Everyone needs hope, even ourselves. Read More...

Even steven

There are limits to reasoning. Read More...

Love conquers

But only if it’s allowed out. Read More...

All men…

Conflict resolution requires respect, even in the face of self-derision. Read More...

Excusing

Somethings should not be excused. Read More...

Imaginary

But several of my friends are... Read More...

Bitter pills

Mockery is seldom as persuasive as the mocker expects. Read More...

Double

Which standard should you be held to? Read More...

Pendulum? Guillotine?

Data without context is not information. Read More...

How you slice it

Pie is so versatile, it can help explain anything. Read More...

Echo

Mainstream may not be what you think it is. Read More...

Thin skinned?

Being a barefoot philosopher. Read More...

Red-blooded

Correct isn’t always the same as truth. Read More...

Ridiculous!

Traditions are never as old as they want you to think they are. Read More...

Wicked!

Trying to sort out the varying definitions. Read More...

The measure of wrongs

Error, confidence, margins, and chances. Read More...

The nature of rights

We use the word to mean many different things. Read More...

An unsavory topic

Another hypocrite gets caught. Read More...

Deserved?

Not everything is payback. Read More...

For your own good

Some people are certain they know what’s best... for others. Read More...

With the time

Moving the clock. Read More...

Expressing, acting, or enacting

Opinions have consequences. Read More...

The company they keep

It’s not rude to be wary of bullies. Read More...

How do you spell success?

Judge not... Read More...

Stand in the place…

Standing our ground doesn’t have to be belligerent. Read More...

Proven

“Not disproven” isn’t the same... Read More...

…by the rules

Who said it was a contest? Read More...

With blinders

What we want is what we see. Read More...

On the road of life

Some things you must take for yourself. Read More...

Tradition, tradition!

What is a traditional observance, anyway? Read More...

The widow's mite

A lesson in value and perception. Read More...

Willing to risk

What’s it worth, and who’s paying? Read More...

Learning the code

Passwords aren’t just for computers and spies. Read More...

Signals

Misreading appearances. Read More...

Defining shapes

Re-defining a problem’s framework can make any answer, no matter how ridiculous, appear correct. Read More...

The Trouble with Truth

Some people can’t tell fact from... Read More...

Being the Other

Another look at the notion of “outside looking in.” Read More...

Opposites detract

It’s not always either/or. Read More...

It's never about what it's about

Looking to subtext and beyond. Read More...