Tangled Roots and Broken Branches

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 […]

On Rebellious Writing

We all feel the spiritual gray wasteland of America though everything seems to shine like diamonds. We all sense a great dying though grandiose monuments to someones greatness keep getting built around us. I describe a rotting away of creativity in America and I ask the question, why? As writers we should push the creative […]