Tangled Roots and Broken Branches

Why was the new Wonder Woman movie (2017) so Bad?

I finally saw Patty Jenkins Wonder Woman. As part of my focus on Mythology and Modern cultural story telling I will be critiquing fantasy film. Sorry, but this was another horrible comic book film devoid of myth and any emotional connections to characters. Though I like Gadot the actress and the director, the story and […]



America’s New Age of Flawed Design

Have you ever bought or used something in the last 5 years that didn’t work? This is common now, more common that ever before. And this article on a fancy new building whose poorly designed roof drops ice isn’t the first. We live in an age of “design flaws” because the current generation in power […]



The Winter Solstice

Happy Winter Solstice On this strange day, for thousands of years, our Western ancestors in Europe, England, and Ireland celebrated the darkest night of the year when the sun was setting with both joy, sorrow, and hope. They sought to celebrate the Earth Mother whose child the Golden Sun had aged and died, then for […]