Negotiations in bad faith

“… naviete convincing us …”

Dearest Chicago – Talking out loud

Dearest Chicago, I’ve written about the affinity that I have for you on a number of occasions, most recently in a well-received tome that I penned during a flight home last year. Unfortunately, it seems that I can always count on you for being in the news for all of the wrong reasons. The latestContinue reading “Dearest Chicago – Talking out loud”

Is trying to figure it out a pipe dream?

I sat here quietly. Engrossed in thought attempting to do the impossible, trying to make sense of it all. Actually, I find myself in this position more often than not, but not necessarily sitting on this particular tree stump, looking out at this particular outcrop of trees. But actively sitting in repose, trying to makeContinue reading “Is trying to figure it out a pipe dream?”

Is empathy a relic of the past?

Empathy is a element that is missing in action.

Turning the other cheek on The Duck Dynasty Controversy

Disclaimer… I am humbly pounding out my take on the Phil Robertson controversy on the keyboard with the expectation that this will be one of the shortest things that I have ever written. Let’s see how this goes… I don’t profess to understand the appeal behind the Duck Dynasty phenomenon. Personally, I abhor Reality TV,Continue reading “Turning the other cheek on The Duck Dynasty Controversy”