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Book Review: Braiding Sweetgrass

A beautiful fusion of the indigenous wisdom that embraces the glory of life in all of its incarnations, scientific knowledge is fused together with the innate understanding of the teaching of plants. The plants teach us all we should ever need to know.


A Mother's Day Message

 

I must ask the same question of you that I ask of myself in the middle of the night: Why do we make the same mistakes over and over? Maybe you know the answer. I welcome your thoughts. I look forward to hearing what you have to say.

 


One Blue Marble

For Zabine Van Ness, the news from Mariupol, Ukraine brings back traumatic memories. Zabine knows firsthand what war does to innocent people. Her earliest childhood memories are of being rushed to the cellar to take cover during bombing raids. 


Book Review: Even a Pandemic Can’t Stop Love & Murder Vol. 1: Break the Bank

Vol. 1: Break the Bank, first in the series Even a Pandemic Can’t Stop Love & Murder, is streamlined, exciting, and has super-smooth transitions, even when the story’s protagonist, Alby O’Brien, has a flash from the past. Funny and irreverent, with an I-don’t-give-a-shit-attitude, Alby O’Brien is a working-class guy who has had a lot of bad breaks in life. He might be an unlikely character to root for, but you can feel his failures and disappointments beneath his tough exterior, and you want him to win. 

 


White Man Stakes: On Insanity

The insane, who have achieved infamy, run the gamut from serial killer Ted Bundy to President of Russia Vladimir Putin. Putin is responsible for harming many more people than serial killer Ted Bundy, yet there is deep-rooted cultural reluctance to identify him as insane. 


The real story of human history: Art, Artifacts and Bones

I wrote this book review to pay tribute to David Graeber who died due to Covid-related complications in 2020, before he could see the publication of The Dawn of Everything. What a powerful legacy! I want to extend a sincere thanks to both authors David Graeber and David Wengrow for undertaking this project. I learned to think about history in way that re-imagines the possibilities for all of us and for that I am grateful.

 


Memories of My Melancholy Whores

Marquez is one of a string of male writers who elevates pedophilia to new levels of grandeur and ecstasy under the guise of great literature.


Dance Plays a Vital Role in Health

Engaging in physical activities that include dance will enhance your life with an amazing array of health benefits. Dance has been part of human culture for as long as we have recorded history, and even beyond. Archeological evidence points to the important role dance played in ritual, communication and celebration dating back to the Neolithic Era in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.


Country Girl by Edna O’Brien – Ireland Forever

When Irish Author Edna O’Brien wrote her memoir Country Girl, some feared it might be a “kiss and tell” probing of the unbridled passions and secrets of the rich, the powerful and the celebrated. Her anecdotes about the famous reveal little about them and tell us much more about Edna O’Brien.


Time Marches On

As time marches on, there is only one hard truth: the more things change, the more things stay the same.