ONE-OF-A-KIND

Handmade Tales - Automation has made it possible to produce so many objects — from bread to shoes — without the intervention of human hands (assuming that pressing a button doesn’t count). What things do you still prefer in their traditional, handmade version? Most things we use in the course of regular life are not handmade. … Continue reading ONE-OF-A-KIND

SHARING MY WORLD, WEEK 30 — ONCE MORE INTO THE BREACH

Share Your World – 2014 Week 30 List 2 things you have to be happy about. Against all odds and despite one of the world's epic runs of bad luck, we're still here. And we look pretty good. I wouldn't have put money on it, but so far, so good. Friends. We have friends, alive and about as … Continue reading SHARING MY WORLD, WEEK 30 — ONCE MORE INTO THE BREACH

REVISIONIST HISTORY AND RACISM – GARRY ARMSTRONG

Three Bad Men: John Ford, John Wayne, Ward Bond by Scott Allen Nollen As big a fan of these three men as I am, there is a level of revisionist history that is impossible for me to accept. I had to stop reading the book. At least for a while. It's a temporary interruption I'm … Continue reading REVISIONIST HISTORY AND RACISM – GARRY ARMSTRONG

TIME WHORES AND THEIR DAMNED GAMES

Back to Life - After an especially long and exhausting drive or flight, a grueling week at work, or a mind-numbing exam period — what’s the one thing you do to feel human again? It's all the fault of the damned Chrono-Guard. They keep messing around with my life's timeline. Good grief, how in the world can I be back … Continue reading TIME WHORES AND THEIR DAMNED GAMES