Tag Archives: Relationships

New Lessons from the Oakland Occupy Movement

The tactics nationally of the Occupy Movement have led to the continuing demobilization of this once broadly popular effort to kindle opposition to current ruling Establishment politics. Several comments by participants in Oakland Occupy’s recent engagements with the police there … Continue reading

Posted in Perspective | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Great American Hero

America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses. –Woodrow Wilson Our understanding of history shapes our perception of the present, … Continue reading

Posted in Local News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ye Aulde Memoir

Another old piece. These stories are distorted by romanticized memory, at times, and others likely remember them differently. I by no means intend to insult any of the real persons that lived through this stuff with a cavalier treatment of … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Notes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Sellouts, the Christmas Airline, and the CIA Bombing

HOW CAN WE BE SURE THAT ANY OF THOSE REMOTE CONTROL ASSASSINATIONS WERE BASED ON VALID INFO? As President Obama said, there’s not a dearth of information… on the contrary, there’s clouds and clouds of information. O what a tangled … Continue reading

Posted in Perspective | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

If it’s not in his jeans, it’s in his genes

Men who cheat on women should not be held responsible. Why? According to a new Swedish study, there is a direct relationship between a man’s DNA and his aptitude for monogamy. Infidelity is a genetic likelihood for certain men! Two … Continue reading

Posted in Perspective | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Sexism and the City

I’ve been revisiting old episodes of Sex and the City a lot lately. It’s a fun show for a girl to watch. New York City neighborhoods, ultra-chic fashions, Manolo Blahnik shoes, ever-changing hairstyles. And an endless stream of nameless but … Continue reading

Posted in Perspective | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

the aftermath of a stressful day

It is the close of a busy and vexatious day — say half past five or six o’clock of a winter afternoon. I have had a cocktail or two, and am stretched out on a divan in front of a … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Notes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Plant Biology

I have an aloe plant that has moved with me from girlfriend to girlfriend without arousing the suspicion that it carries such memories. Continue reading

Posted in Personal Notes | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

The virtual attraction of Balder and Odile

    The Second Life ballad of Balder Laasonen and Odile Glineux.     (Warning: some adult content)   Skybox dance Georgiana First Land in Bevery Hills, Anshe Dreamland Fire Friends Adult Knysna Eyeglasses Odile rides over beach house Back … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Notes | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

A rational assessment

A guy friend of mine said to me not long ago, “Even when I’m falling in love I’m still aware of the rational assessment I am making.” Really? I’m sure I’m wrong but it seems to me that rational thought … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Notes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment