The split

Featured image by Alan Levine. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. Our country is fractured, and in my opinion, beyond repair. The densely populated coasts and cities of our country have little in common with the “flyover states,” anymore. Our language is diverging at seemingly Babel-esque speed. And our politicians are using […]

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The next step

Featured image from Joe Burbank of the AP. Follow the link for the original article. I love Disneyland. It has been shuttered for nearly a year now, and I get news about Disney World on my news feeds. This morning I read a blurb from one of the Disney World feeds that piqued my interest. […]

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The Shielding Approach

Featured image by Gary Todd. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. I generally am skeptical of conspiracy theories. When someone tells me about this thing being connected to some larger group of people that are given near god-like powers, I tend to disbelieve. Real-life tends to be much more boring than the […]

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Why standards matter

Featured image from Know Your Meme. Follow the link for more info. I was poking around on social media as I do seemingly more and more as an observer rather than a poster. Many more of my posts either deal with other, innocuous things, or they link to my blog here. I’ve grown more and […]

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Why integrity matters

Featured image from Prabakaran Thirumalai. Follow the link for more images. What we are seeing is the result of a complete lack of integrity. The politicization of everything Covid related during what is arguably the most contested election in this nation’s history hasn’t helped. A media so focused on driving the narrative, inducing panic, fear, […]

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The Importance of Incentive

Featured Image by Alan Levine. Follow the link for more of their work. Incentive is a powerful motivator. In the simplest sense, it is a reward for desirable behavior. We see this in how we train our pets, how we work, play, and interact with each other. And this can also be seen in our […]

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