Trumpontology: why he’s “smart” for not paying taxes

Why does Trump think he’s smart for not paying taxes?

Because he Kant even.

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Why They Call It a Crazy Train

There are reasons people call it a Crazy Train

Huffing, puffing, fuming

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Like a train, crazy is big. It’s heavy. It can’t be steered–only directed by planned pathways. It’s loud and dangerous. It’s thundering and crushing. It carries virtually incalculable weight.

However, it can be jumped from provided one accounts for the risks and pain of jumping. And–with great amounts of effort, energy, and time–it can be stopped.

Crazy momentum

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Thankful for ADHD

At first, they look random...

Beautiful Distractions ADHD is a conventionally a "disorder" in that it is an imbalance of the mind and comes with it's own set of challenges and impairments. It should be approached, like any other animal, with respect for the harm it can inflict. … [Continue reading]

FaceTime calls with children

I wonder why some of us hang our heads when we grieve

Today, I talked to my son on the phone (FaceTime) the who is currently 9 hours ahead of me. It was incredibly hard.   He asked where I was. When I told him I could see the wheels turning behind his eyes. He looked away. I asked him where he … [Continue reading]

Top 5 Kids’ Show characters

Hey Ferb!

Five Characters from Kids' Shows that are Awesome I haven't posted anything in quite a while. I'm still here! Instead of writing something appropriate like where I've been or why the long absence, I am saving that for another time and talking … [Continue reading]

Leave me not alone

The dreaming tree has died

"Tongue tied, nerves as big as boulders Why mom? I thought I was your soldier? My brother sits by me Buckled into the car seat Feel the thirst, it's time for pulling over Into the truckstop on my daddy's shoulder Out back where they plant all … [Continue reading]

Not Alone

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Amazing quote... A man alone is a neighbor of God. --From the film,┬áBaran   … [Continue reading]

No such thing as a Real Job

Always under construction

Confession: I turned my work into a job and the world that mattered the most to me into work. Lemme 'splain. … [Continue reading]

Aronofsky’s Noah is Gnostic?

"My word shall not return to me empty"

Really interesting article on why Noah is not a gnostic film. It does a great job of briefing readers on the tenets of Kabbalah and Gnosticism too, some of which I never knew. Even though this was a parenthetical, I found it really interesting and … [Continue reading]

Noah: the film and the hot controversy

"Tell me when help is gonna come"

Noah: The controversy is expected, but the scale of the controversy surprises me As implied in my last post, I am finally adding to the cacophonous hysteria about Noah. I liked it. Let me tell you why. I felt well-enough informed after … [Continue reading]