“Oh, alcohol, would you please forgive me…”

[cross-posted, and slightly reformatted, from Facebook] A few thoughts that occurred as this evening unfolded: I'm looking forward to the time when Drunk History does an episode on the Trump administration -- provided America survives his Presidency. Alcohol is the great enabler -- it lowers my inhibitions enough to allow me to raid the stash … Continue reading “Oh, alcohol, would you please forgive me…”

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Antifa & Free Speech

I've been giving a lot of thought recently to the antifa movement, my feelings towards it and what it represents, and the role of protected free speech. Truth be told, I'm still struggling with all of it. In a normal, properly functioning democracy, there is absolutely no place whatsoever for such a movement, nor should … Continue reading Antifa & Free Speech

15 Years of Online Blogging & Journaling

This morning I spent a little time on one of the many long-standing, unfinished projects that just seem like they'll never near completion: properly archiving and then printing hardcopies of the now defunct LiveJournal pages. This is easily the most daunting of the long-term tasks that never seem to near completion. I know it won't … Continue reading 15 Years of Online Blogging & Journaling