TALKING ABOUT TV – CONVERSANT ARE WE

CONVERSANT ABOUT TELEVISION? We are not too sophisticated to watch TV. Despite Karl Marx who said "Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people," somehow this got translated into "Television is the opiate of the masses." … Continue reading TALKING ABOUT TV – CONVERSANT ARE WE

WE NEED NATIONAL BROTHERHOOD WEEK

CONVERSANT AGAIN - NATIONAL BROTHERHOOD WEEK AND CELEBRATING WORLD WAR THREE - IN ADVANCE (WE WON 'T HAVE TIME, LATER) Way back in the dark ages, the third week in February (an otherwise dreary and neglected month) was designated National Brotherhood Week. As designated special weeks go, it was never a big hit with the general … Continue reading WE NEED NATIONAL BROTHERHOOD WEEK

BOREDOM AS THERAPY – BY ELLIN CURLEY

I wrote a blog a while back about how I’ve grown to hate repetitive, routine household chores, like doing the laundry and washing the dishes. But things have changed. The Trump presidency has altered my perspective on a lot of things. Trump and his team have caused political whiplash and existential chaos, which, in turn, … Continue reading BOREDOM AS THERAPY – BY ELLIN CURLEY

THE 7-DAY BLACK & WHITE CHALLENGE – DAY 4

Here's the challenge: Black and White Photography Challenge: Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day. Since I'm an old time player at this game, I'm letting people in as long as it's not a portrait and not the primary part of the image. I … Continue reading THE 7-DAY BLACK & WHITE CHALLENGE – DAY 4