Here is where I, Citizen, bark at the moon. Oh, I mean grunt? Will either yield the desired results?
Anyone playing the part of Pangloss, from Voltaire’s satire Candide, would appear an utter buffoon at this juncture. Tutor to the young, sheltered baron Candide, Professor Pangloss remained, despite suffering numerous slings and arrows such as syphilis, hanging, near...read more
This once great, 'indivisible' nation is being divided. This once great nation is corroding from within. Bitterness and enflamed emotions rule in a land once unified by a sense of common purpose. We Americans are being cajoled into a surreal drama that reads more like...read more
Regard this small creature. Expectant, hopeful, patient... or is it in the act of considering its own doom? Could be a hawk, could be a falling limb, or it could be radical climate change. This little wight might be in the last of its species to be considered...read more
Though tall and well built, my friend Arthur has developed a paunch and moves rather slowly. His profession however (Stocks and Options, Futures and Forex), moves at high-speed. An independent, iconoclastic scholar, a super hetero nerd, Arthur has traded his whole...read more
After watching the end of Season 7 of Homeland, I meditated for a while on what is so endearing/riveting about her. I concluded that I love this character... Perhaps she’s frightening to some or reprehensible to others. I did read that the women of the CIA declaimed...read more