Just in time for the summer solstice, my article “Flowers to Flame” has been published on Humanistic Paganism. I think this may the best thing I’ve written. If you’ve got a moment, please give it a read; if you’re rushed, just take a look at the pretty pictures, and you’ll get the basic point.
Today we are celebrating a Spring in the Subtropics and a Spring in the Self.
I’ve been doing it again: writing elsewhere. I’ve just finished up a series of six essays for College Contemplative on the topic of “Contemplative Faculty Development.” Introduction My Story Stepping into Silence The Transformative Banquet Sustaining the Dialog What’s Next Read at your own risk; I apologize in advance for the length. I wrote these […]
I recently read Toby Tyrrell’s new book, On Gaia, which provoked me to write three short essays. The first is a review of the book, and the subsequent two are further ruminations inspired by this reading. Gaia Is Dead Long Live Gaia The Name of Gaia I feel well out of my depth here and […]
By the way, I’ve got an essay published on the Humanistic Paganism website, “The Impossibility of Atheism.” Check it out, and by all means let me know what you think, over there or over here or however you prefer.
Since I don’t seem to have anything interesting to say, I thought I’d just link to Oyster’s brilliant short essay on why we need to repeal that unfortunate recent legislation we’ve all heard so much about. I considered myself vaguely in favor of the new rules until I read this. Give it a look, it […]
Here’s the top ten referrers to this blog since, um, well whenever it was I installed this new stats package. adrastos.blog-city.com 274 michaelhoman.blogspot.com 185 librarychronicles.blogspot.com 154 righthandthief.blogspot.com 136 tanque.org 98 toulousestreet.wordpress.com 72 google.com/ig 71 mcno.org 66 flickr.com/photos/editor 56 howieluvzus.com 54 Respect!
What the hell? I thought I was Everson à Orleans.
Parenthesis Eye reports on the panel discussion in which I participated last week.
Something tells me this list shouldn’t be posted in the clear.
The YatPundit posts a scorching yet thoughtful account of a neighborhood meeting in New Orleans.
Back in September of 2005, I wondered if Katrina would become an campaign issue in 2008. Now pollster John Zogby says it just might: 73 percent say the U.S is in a serious crisis, according to our recent polling. This suggests a need to redefine the very nature and structure of U.S. federalism. In our […]
Kudos to Silence Is Violence for letting people know about Nagin’s State of the City address tomorrow. [Wednesday, May 30, 6:30pm, Nat'l D-Day Museum]
Why would someone burglarize the Public Integrity Bureau of the New Orleans Police Department? Speculations are welcome over at Signal 26.
I’m proud of my neighbor, co-worker and friend Michael Homan, who will testify before the US Senate on Wednesday. Go man go.
Two articles grabbed my attention this morning: New Orleans since the storm: An American travesty by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Feeding 18,000 Families Each Month in One Neighborhood in New Orleans: The Right to Return Eighteen Months after Katrina by Bill Quigley Reading these makes me sad and angry. The mainstream media is bleak enough, but these […]
Welcome art.rox to the “dot rox” family of blogs. They’ll be writing about “art journalism outside the big media centers of New York City and Los Angeles.”
I thought today was just Groundhog Day, but it’s also World Wetlands Day and America’s Wetland Day. (Thanks, Miss Malaprop.)
Roy Bragg writes about NOLA bloggers (including yours truly) in the San Antonio Express-News.
At last, an easy way to geocode Flickr pix. You can see some of my pix on a map here.