Zombie-like at Wally World

I walked around Wal-Mart the other day. From one end to the other. I bought stuff and almost bought other stuff. I asked a staff person where something was. She pointed. "Over there past the George Foremans, next to the computer stuff." Perhaps I looked dazed. She added, "Yeh I know. No matter where you … Continue reading Zombie-like at Wally World

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth IS Dot Com

I have always been curious. When someone tells you to put your money where your mouth is, just how much money should one put there? I mean, you don't want look cheap and noncommittal, but shove too much cash in there and you'll be accused of grandstanding or ridiculed for paying too much for walking … Continue reading Put Your Money Where Your Mouth IS Dot Com

Anti-Terrorist Terrorism

I know a few people who, sadly, hate Muslims because some Muslims have committed crimes, terrorism, and are guilty of racism and intolerance for others. Of course I find such racism disgusting and in itself intolerable. The same logic should hold, shouldn't it, that Christians are terrorists, as our Jews, for the hateful things some of … Continue reading Anti-Terrorist Terrorism

Wonder

At night each light tells a story: small rebellions in the darkness. We do not know what the stories mean or who offers them. They are strangers. Strangers we wonder about telling stories we wonder about. It does not matter if we find out who they are or the meaning of their lights. Wonder is what … Continue reading Wonder

Snips: Wager. Think. Data. Face Book.

Wager. I bet that homeless people don't sit in a circle in the back lane trying to define poverty before they can go seek shelter and a sandwich. *** Think. When we talk of the marginalized, we marginalize them even further. *** Data Data points at signals and combines together into patterns that often defy … Continue reading Snips: Wager. Think. Data. Face Book.