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It's not what you think

Chris Cornell died early Thursday morning. His band Soundgarden played a show on Wednesday night at the Fox Theater in Detroit. Two hours after the show ended, he was gone. 1,646 more words


poison21 reblogged this on Four Square Miles of Noise and commented:

Re-blogging this thoughtful and poignant essay. It is also incredibly sad. One phrase was especially haunting, "...it’s really about depression and cynicism. Those two go hand-in-hand, along with their nasty little sister, anxiety. When the three of them get going, they just eat hope as quickly as it can be summoned."

Depression - WPP

I’m depressed

’cause I have

White People Problems

Depressed is our word for the blues

But it don’t have 12 bars

and it ain’t in B flat… 11 more words


Culture of One

A recent post, Cultural Osmosis, by WSW, World Surfing Warrior, got me thinking about how people from different cultures connect. Culture consists of so many components, large and small, some so small they may seem insignificant and superficial, but I would advise you not to blink. 1,157 more words


zero-sum game

Jesus loves me

This I know?

Because the Bible tells me so?

World won’t miss me

Time will show

Long before I need to go





What symmetry!

With great power,

comes great responsibility.


Black Friday

How did we get here?

Goats and monkeys!

Sing a song of Mike Pence

He’ll bleed your pockets dry.

Four and twenty tweets

won’t make Donald fly. 76 more words



*Originally posted by my son Cliff the day after the U.S. Presidential Election

Still entrenched in the shock from last night’s election results, waves of nausea swirling in my gut, I stared blankly out the back door of our home. 666 more words