So, this is what happens when I let a random thought spiral out of control… Yesterday, I found myself wondering — what’s the deal with Wil Wheaton? Now, if you’re like most people, you probably don’t spend an awful lot of time thinking about Wil Wheaton. Even if you do spare him the occasional thought, […]
A couple of days ago, a man with a gun walked in to a public place and started shooting. By the time he was done, many were dead, (including the gunman himself), and many were wounded. The country reacted with shock, anger and grief, and by re-igniting the already hot gun control debate.
So, I’m a pretty unapologetic liberal and a straight-ticket Democrat voter, and I have been for my entire adult life. Some of my views skew a little bit to the right, so I think a lot of dyed-in-the-wool liberals would call me a moderate, and I’m comfortable with that too. I feel obligated to put that […]
Henry David Thoreau has always been one of my very favorite writers. I first picked up a copy of Walden from my grandmother’s private library, (which I’m distinguishing from the public library that she headed in the small town I grew up in), and ever since I’ve been fascinated not only by his wisdom, which carries truth […]