Somehow we all knew this was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make things better, to actually become real people with a real place in the world.
HolLynn Bryson D’Lil
If climate science doesn’t resonate, how about Hopi prophecy?
I’m so excited. A wake-up call. Over the last 26 years, there has been a ten-fold increase in the failure of stud dog testes to drop.
I’ve been thinking about Hillary Clinton’s candidacy from a distinctly feminine perspective. I have a certain standing in this matter, having run for office in a Republican primary back in 1984.
Progress in civilization has been accompanied by progress in cookery.
Fannie Farmer, The Boston Cooking-School Book, 1896
Cooking can be magic, you know. And as I write that, the scene of three witches around the cauldron in Shakespeare’s play about Macbeth comes to mind. The witches’ recipe includes things like “eye of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog,” and it seems to cook up prophetic powers. The witches greet Macbeth as Thane of Cawdor but also “king hereafter,” which excites murderous ambition. At the end of the play, the audience is left wondering: How much of life is destiny? How much of it is under our control?
Once again we’ve celebrated July the Fourth with “the rockets red glare, the bombs bursting in air.” And now it’s time to think about the cost of fireworks.
The Swiss pharmaceutical company, Roche, announced June 27 that they will cease to manufacture Valium. Are they crazy?
Every now and then women need to just sit down and have a talk with our men. That time has come. Gentlemen, something you’re doing is not working.
When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.