8/14/17 Moral Preening

PREEN…….verb (of a bird) tidy and clean its feathers with its beak. “reed buntings preened at the pool’s edge.” with object “the pigeon preened her feathers” also preen oneself (of a person) devote effort to making oneself look attractive and then admire one’s appearance.‘adolescents preening in their bedroom mirrors’ also preen oneself Congratulate or pride…

2/21/17 Boom!

That was the sound Sunday. Boom! My church blew up. There were no explosives. No hand grenades. No rockets. No terrorism. No fisticuffs. Just a vote that blew the church up. It’s been coming for a long time. Reforms in the church have been around ever since there has been a church that needed reforming.…

8/28/16 Mourning and August Malaise

Several of you have e-mailed me since my hiatus from FaceBook, wondering if I am OK since I have not posted to my blog in a while. I am making it, me and this ruxolitinib, making it in spite of the August torpor, miasma, and malaise that strikes Mississippi every year. August is the most…

10/17/15 New Treatment for Mental Defectives

I’ve read more than one article focused on a new process whereby one’s brain is bombarded with magnetic waves, which are touted as a “treatment” for one’s belief in god, as if to say that faith is a mental anomaly in need of treatment. This simply goes beyond what is reasonable, since many reasonable people,…

2/14/15 Do You Believe in Science?

What a question! Yet, that seems to be a question that is being asked of many. It is the moment’s meme. Why would science need my belief? It begs the question. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who, by the way, did not finish college, much to the apparent concern of former DNC Chairman Howard Dean and…