Archive for November 21st, 2006

Thank you for being part of this blogging community

| November 21, 2006 | 2 Replies
Thank you for being part of this blogging community

I have been accused of being a curmudgeon by more than a few people who know me well. Perhaps I deserve it, based upon the intensity with which I approach writing.  Also, I too often fall into the trap of seeing the world as a set of problems needing to be solved rather than an […]

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Let’s give thanks for selective memories on Thanksgiving

| November 21, 2006 | 8 Replies
Let’s give thanks for selective memories on Thanksgiving

Everyone knows that the United States was first settled in 1620.  Everyone is wrong. We celebrate a wildly distorted history of Thanksgiving year after year.  On Thanksgiving, we solemnly give thanks that we have enough food to allow our families to overeat.  For the sake of holiday decorum, we avoid the thought that we could actually be […]

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