So, the guy who started the Birds Aren’t Real movement (Peter McIndoe) had a few moments in the media recently. The first is the very nice write-up in the NY Times I linked to in the above sentence, in which he articulates the real message behind the conspiracy theory. “Dealing…
I’m taking a couple of steps away from Christmas this year. It’s been a big part of my life for a long time. Christmas has a certain gravity to it, it…
I’ve been making turkey dinner for a very long time. When I first moved out of my parents house, to go to college, I came home for every Thanksgiving…
Ghost to Ghost, Heaven's Gate, and the American Id
Call me lucky.
Most of waking life is built on faith.
It’s an old joke, and genuinely funny, because of the surprise at the end: “Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana.” To me, it contains…
I’m processing time differently than I used to. I’ve been noticing this for decades now, and it’s a common observation: time speeds up as I grow older…
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