Tag Archives: Commentary

July 14

What if there was no social media…..

July 02

You Don’t Take A Photograph, You Make It.

Originally posted on Through Open Lens:
F/2.5, 1/60, ISO 100. Day 186 / 365 We all have a photographic memory.  Just some of us are lacking the film. Interesting Fact: Long before the first public announcements of photographic processes in 1839, Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, a scientifically-minded gentleman living on his country estate near Chalon-sur-Saône, France,…

September 20

Dancing It Out, The True Gift of Friendship

This morning opened up with a great Op-Ed in The New York Times “Startling Adult Friendships – There Are Social and Political Benefits to Having Friends.” To summarize, the piece hits upon how fewer adults feel connected and the importance of having those connections. It is those connections that make us real, vulnerable, wonderful. I got […]

July 19

Sam Smith & the Gay Male Body Archetype

August 31

Video Commentary on our Society

Thought-provoking 5 minutes on the state of the world from the late, great Alan Watts, a man far ahead of his time.

August 24

Pop Culture Roulette Introduced

My best friend’s husband – Pop Culture Roulette – is one of the coolest guys I know. [Remember I never share real names on this blog.] Pop Culture Roulette is a walking pop culture wikipedia page. If you want to know who the non-speaking actor who was in the Nestle 1998 commercial, he has that covered. […]

A Dog’s Purpose (From a Six Year Old’s Perspective)

Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a ten-year-old Irish wolfhound named Belker. The dog’s owners, Ron, his wife, Lisa, and their little boy, Shane, were all very attached to Belker, and they were hoping for a miracle. I examined Belker and found he was dying of cancer. I told the family we […]

July 24

You Might Be A Conservative If…

via Addicting Info. 1: You’re irate over the president taking so many vacation days on the taxpayer’s dime (61 thus far), but you thought George W. Bush earned every minute of his leisure time (196 days at the same point in his presidency). 2: You’re happy with your 40 hour work week, paid vacations and […]

July 14

Contemporary “Heroes”

Originally posted on arussthebus:
The new Superman is a “hero” for our times: dark, moody, and full of angst. The Internet is still awash with blog posts and movie reviews that detail the controversy behind the ending of this year’s new Superman movie, Man of Steel. Apparently, Superman defeats his enemy, the renegade Kryptonian General…

The verdict is in….

Comment from: “In the trial of Trayvon, the U.S. is guilty.” “The Trayvon Martin trial was not supposed to happen. This is true in two respects. The Trayvon Martin trial only took place because public outrage prompted Florida police to arrest George Zimmerman, the man who killed him, over a month after Martin’s death. The […]