31 Movies for Halloween

These aren’t necessarily the best made or most influential movies, they’re the ones I like. They’re the movies that are on my shelf or that I’ll stop and watch if I see them on cable. [Read more…]

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Donald Trump and a Culture in Need of Change

It would never occur to many men to talk like Donald Trump. But the women in our lives tell us they hear crude talk and receive unwanted touches all the time. If we’re not doing it, and the people we know aren’t doing it, who is doing it? [Read more…]

Nine Things I Think

Nine Things I Think: two new books, The Wild Hunt, the Presidential debate, camping, and news on my own book. [Read more…]

Not Gods, Just Men

This Fourth of July, give thanks to the Founding Fathers for establishing a secular republic where all are free to practice their religion. But do not worship them or their words. Any claim to sainthood they may have had was forfeited when they punted on the issue of slavery. [Read more…]

4 Reasons Baseball Is A Pagan Game

Baseball is a Pagan game, but I no desire to claim it for us. It’s a wonderful game, played passionately by many people in many parts of the world. It belongs to everyone who ever picked up a bat and glove or who cheers for those who do. [Read more…]

Moving For Opportunity

I didn’t want to move away from my hometown, but if I hadn’t my life would have been much poorer – economically and spiritually. [Read more…]

A Letter to My Senators: Do Your Job

There are elements of my job I don’t particularly like, but I do them because I have an obligation to do what I’m being paid to do. Senators have an obligation to hold hearings and confirm a new justice. They need to do their damn job. [Read more…]

Something Bad Isn’t Coming, It’s Here

Fools deny there’s a problem, politicians insist everything will be OK if we’ll vote for them, and skeptics insist it’s just the ups and downs of life. Meanwhile, those of us who have heard the Gods whisper “there’s a storm coming” are seeing the clouds get darker and darker. [Read more…]