Michael Brown was murdered, and we’re all screwed: A Sermon of sorts for Lammas

Probably it was Chicago – that brain-raping week in August of ’68. I went to the Democratic Convention as a journalist, and returned a raving beast. For me, that week in Chicago was far worse than the worst bad acid trip I’d even heard rumors about. It permanently altered my brain chemistry, and my firstContinue reading “Michael Brown was murdered, and we’re all screwed: A Sermon of sorts for Lammas”


All right, we’ve been at this a year now. The last time I substantially updated the page was back in March, and I’ve been promising announcements and things for quite some time, now. I’ve also been meaning to create an updated “ABOUT” section, so I figured, why not do two things at once? (The twoContinue reading “ANNOUNCEMENTS AND THINGS”

XVIII: Fixing the Table by Flipping It

This post is the eighteenth of sixty-four in our Days of Change series exploring each hexagram of the ancient Chinese I Ching one by one. To sample others in this series – or go wild and read from the beginning – go here. Sorry Baby Boomers, but this question is for everyone else: how many timesContinue reading “XVIII: Fixing the Table by Flipping It”

X. Is There a Right way to Behave?

Regardless of who you are or your particular personal stripes, you probably find the question above slightly tricky. I know I do. I find the notion complex because on the one hand, I don’t really feel like telling anyone what to do or how to be. On the other hand, I spend a good chunkContinue reading “X. Is There a Right way to Behave?”