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annus horribilis: 2016 in review

This isn’t one of those fun years to look back on, is it. Oh well. Let’s make that y-incision and get this autopsy underway. What did you do in 2016 … Continue reading

December 6, 2016 · 3 Comments

Service guarantees citizenship

I have been too depressed by the campaign to write anything, but now the campaign is over, and we are faced with four years of hellfire.  This isn’t to say … Continue reading

November 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

“If the rule you followed brought you to this, of what use was the rule?”

Friends and enemies, fronds and anemones – hello.  I didn’t really mean to take a hiatus, but I guess it happened anyway.  This is going to be a roundup post, … Continue reading

September 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

maybe the last time I’ll talk about this

It’s settled, it’s final, there’s no chance to change it now: Hillary Clinton is the official Democratic candidate for president, and Donald Trump is the official Republican candidate.  I just … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

dragon roundup

1. Okay, first of all: yes, I’ve been neglecting my writing duties (such as they are).  It’s a combination of feeling bored, uninspired, depressed, and lazy – but it’s all … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

there is still time, brother, or is there

Before I begin, some caveats: – I have been anxious and depressed about today’s primary all day.  I am therefore In A Mood. – None of what I write here makes … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · 2 Comments

Mad Max: Primary Road

[This might be the last of these that I do, but no promises.] “Where must we go, we who wander this wasteland, in search of our better selves?” That, indeed, … Continue reading

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment