A civilization's infrastructure at my disposal for no particular purpose: I did not have the wheels the concrete was placed down for; I had no use for the buildings around me.
Month: May 2010
Theme Thursday: Fast food
In homage to my link of the first In-N-Out in Dallas getting 12 comments where my post about Mark Twain's finally released autobiography got 1, I've decided to let you write about what you OBVIOUSLY want to talk about: Fast food. You loyalties, your disgusting stories, your thoughts. Write them in the comments below.
A new report has stated that children's publishers across the board are promoting Indonesian deforestation, and the children's market across all industries is unhappily tainted with reports of corner-cutting. Perhaps we wouldn't be surprised to hear that a children's book printed in China used that same ink mentioned in The Name of the Rose or a cheaper variant with the same implications. I suppose, all things considered, we're lucky the books aren't printed with lead ink!
So I lost my community when I disbanded this blog last year, but if you'll forgive me for abandoning you, I'll get this show going again. It's a new Monday, and that means a new call for microstories! (Featured fans are on hold for the moment.) Microstory Monday Write a full story in less than … Continue reading Community support?
The Problem of Profit: Circulatory metaphor stated
The circulatory system is basically an efficient closed system that becomes open when wounded, sometimes losing blood at a rate faster than it can replace the loss. These situations can prove fatal, and this is exactly the situation of the American economy.
Theme Thursday: Curses and Blessings
This site is undergoing a renovation in my mind. In that vein, I'm beginning to post anew even if it's totally minimal to see what followers still show up to take part. So here's a Theme Thursday with no other buffer. Please participate! 🙂 This week’s theme: Curses and Blessings Attempt to isolate that one … Continue reading Theme Thursday: Curses and Blessings
Bridging the Gap: The American question of authority
Perhaps it's that being young and not living through Nixon or Reagan I never lost faith in authority per se even though I grew up with a complete distrust of politicians. But then what is the definitive split I see between authority and politicians that allows me to trust the one and not the other? I would say it's my perception of the echo chamber.