13 Songs to Celebrate Yule, Solstice and Saturnalia!

I have chosen a solitary Solstice this year. So much bombards us every day. Ads. Music. Shoppers. Noise. News. Chaos. Stress. Even I, who completely bowed out of the obligatory family Christmas and avoid stores, is still feeling the intrusion of this commercial juggernaut of the holiday season. So this solstice playlist is themed for the quiet, restful, joyous and solitary celebration of the season. It's about letting go of the darkness. Of flying into the future. So I recommend finding a … [Read more...]

13 Things I Like About Islam Revisited

With the 10th anniversary of 9/11 around the corner, I'm considering old and new articles to share. This is an old one, but if a little good-natured interfaith understanding is all I share for 9/11, I will be content. Originally published September 10, 2010. 13. Algebra So maybe I don't like algebra but I definitely respect it. Muslim scholars made significant contributions to mathematics. Well done! 12. Cat Stevens Now known as Yusuf Islam, this is an artist that has had a lot of … [Read more...]


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