The Lovely Deathscape

Two children fishing in the deathscape.

The deathscape is lovely, until you look beneath the surface. There is suffering everywhere in nature, and only the trees die of old age.

Betting Your Children

There was a man I knew some years back, one of those people that all southerners grew up with, a good ol’ boy who could be tough, ornery, and highly racist one minute, and the next minute could be tender-hearted and generous – even toward black folk.  It’s one of those scratch-your-head things that I … [Read more…]

Recreational Drugs

Americans have a complicated relationship with drugs.  We get our prescriptions filled at ‘the drugstore’ but what we take home is medicine, not drugs.  Likewise we have a War on Drugs, but no War on Medicine or War on Pharmaceuticals (although there is war brewing between the public and the pharmaceutical industry.) The US currently … [Read more…]