Politics

The United States of America

This past August and September, our family took a road trip across the United States of America, traveling to Burning Man and back. Leaving New York (never easy), we traveled...
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Think Global, Act Local: Vote Obama. And Cecilia.

Apparently there’s a Presidential Election taking place on Tuesday, although you could be forgiven for not knowing as much if you drive around my part of the Catskills. This morning,...
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Summer Hitlist 1: The Olympics Opening Ceremony

Since the end of World War II and the Decline of Empire, Great Britain has been suffering from a severe identity crisis, a seemingly relentless and fruitless search for self...
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The Miners’ Hymns: An Audio-Visual Masterpiece

Serendipity. While in New York City last Saturday, hoping to kill time between a charity wine tasting in the afternoon and a dinner with friends in the evening, I skimmed...
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Musings On A September Mourning

It had been such a perfect summer. My wife Posie and I decided not to travel abroad this year but to stay local and make the most of all that...
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“Love Is In Our Hearts!” How I Spent The Royal Wedding, 1981

When I was 17, it was a very good year. Among other brilliant things happening in my life – like having a gigging band and a successful fanzine and starting...
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Yes We Can Restore Sanity (and Vote Nov. 2)

The USA hasn’t been the greatest country to live in the last two years. Despite the historic election of a black President, a President that seemed to embody the hopes...
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No Fracking Way – Still

I don’t normally repeat/reprint old posts, but there’s too much frightening news going on in the world of fracking (hydraulic fracturing), especially in our part of the world. This process...
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