Swingers

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

Two worlds

Bridging a cultural divide requires first that we see the gap, and second that we understand its origin. Read More...

A reason to sing

No matter how dark, look for a reason to sing. Read More...

Plausibility

Some excuses stretch plausibility to the breaking point. Read More...

Adversarial

Less than 100% agreement isn’t always disagreement. Read More...

Imaginary

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

Jostling

One misstep leads to a tiny enlightenment. Read More...

Hatchets

If you’re not the injured party, you don’t get to decide who gets forgiven. Read More...

Crazy?

Remembering a seemingly unneighborly neighbor. Read More...

That which is

What’s in a word? Read More...

Near & Far

Bringing things into focus. Read More...

I didn't mean…

Perceptions color our senses. Read More...

It's not easy being…

Sometimes any progress is better than none. Read More...

Mr. Know-it-all

Tenacious or stubborn? Read More...

Human nature

Contradictions, are different sides of the same thing? Read More...

It's different when it's not yours

Inconvenience, or disaster? Read More...

Absolutely!

Be sure of your facts. Read More...

Chewin' on life's gristle

Teach me to criticize someone else for being grumpy... Read More...

You understand, right?

We rely on commonalities to communicate. Read More...

Meeting of minds

If you don’t understand the frame of reference... Read More...

Framing

When all you look for is... Read More...

Get over...

Solving is harder than dismissing. Read More...

Projectionist

Seeing ourselves in others. Read More...

Double-toothpicks

Faith shouldn’t be based on fear. Read More...

Tragedy of errors

It’s always just one more thing. Read More...

From where I'm standing

Sometimes it’s a difference in experience. Read More...

The Epoch of Belief

Be sure you know what you’re putting faith into. Read More...

Sense of rumor

Guessing wrong is not the same as lying. Read More...

Fluffy bunnies

Misconceptions about happiness. Read More...

Stand in the place…

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

Virtuous circle

The opposite of a vicious circle. Read More...

In perspective

So many connections... Read More...

In the pink

Reflections on what someone saw in an old piece of furniture. Read More...

Relativity

There can be a wide gap between “must” and “ought.” Read More...

Winner

The key to winning. Read More...

Life is…

Matters of perception and acceptance. Read More...

Being and appearing

Do appearances deceive or create? Read More...

A pair of…

Examining characterization in a series of books leads to epiphany about real people. Read More...

Sometimes a cigar…

Being offended on another’s behalf. Read More...

It's not what you think

And it’s not that complicated. Read More...

Creepy crawlies

Spiders. It had to be spiders. Read More...

The Cult of the Helpless

What you don’t know can hurt you. Read More...

Looking

Every now and then we should stop and look. Read More...

Balanced?

The middle is not where you think it is. Read More...

…by the rules

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

When I see it

What is art? Read More...

With blinders

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

The widow's mite

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

Inference

Misunderstanding a word, a feeling, and our lives. Read More...

Location, location, location

How a small change in position (literal or metaphorical) may make a world of difference. Read More...

Outsight

Being an outsider isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, take two. Read More...

Signals

Misreading appearances. Read More...

Passing

I’m always surprised when someone assumes... Read More...