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The Power of Superhero Mythology: "The Night Gwen Stacy Died"

Risking hyperbole, I believe Spider-Man saved my life, much like Max Dillon/Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2except mine was metaphorical.

Watching the sequel of the… 1,436 more words


Yule Tide Blessings.

Today is Yule, the Pagan/Wiccan/Celtic celebration of Midwinter. It is when the day is the shortest, just before the birth of the God in the form of the Sun. 679 more words


Making and Breaking: Research and Engagement in the Neo-Liberal Economy

In the neo-liberal political economy, government resources get diverted from looking after people’s welfare and infrastructure to pay for tax cuts for the very wealthy, subsidies for… 450 more words


My Christmas Week Schedule

Monday, December 22
8:00 AM – Marichi Yoga House – Vinyasa

Tuesday, December 23
4:00 PM – MetroLifestyle Fitness Center – Vinyasa

Saturday, December 27
4:00 PM – MetroLifestyle Fitness Center – Vinyasa


A writer-editor-teacher's quote of the week #46

“In the grown-up world, creative nonfiction is not expressive writing but rather communicative writing. And an axiom of communicative writing is that the reader does not automatically care about you (the writer), nor does she find you fascinating as a person, nor does she feel a deep natural interest in the same things that interest you. 37 more words


Medical examination: how we do it and why?

As real medical practitioners, the medical method has existed for years. We talk to the patient: take a history and then examine them with using our hands and stethoscope and a few bedside tools such as blood pressure measurement, blood glucose testing and urine testing. 228 more words


Carlsburg don't do school trips...

…but if they did, they’d struggle to live up to the entertainment provided by KNP in Samut Songkram and Kaeng Krachan last week. Actually, I’m lying. 1,513 more words