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Category: Food for Thought

Sobering Thoughts: Mass Shootings, Guns, and Bringing Prohibition into the Picture

We’ve had another mass shooting in America. Another school shooting.  I’ve written about this and guns previously. I’ve never gotten much of a reaction to what I wrote, so I guess it barked up the wrong tree. This time, I thought I’d just express some thoughts bouncing off the walls in my head about guns and Prohibition, with no definitive conclusions. Continue reading

Mixing Things Up a Bit: New Ways to Celebrate Old Holidays

Remember Festivus, a holiday for the rest of us, from Seinfeld? Well, this year provides a unique opportunity to start up some new traditions out of old holidays. And this time, the celebrations can be for all of us. Continue reading

Of Women, Choice and Timing: Thoughts on Blade Runner 2049’s Opening Box Office

I’m a woman. I have not seen Blade Runner 2049, yet. I thought I would make those disclosures right up front.  Because that’s the subject of this article.


Weird, right? I am not talking about the usual current events, or political speech.  Nope. Just sharing some thoughts.


About how women think. Or, at least, how one woman thinks. Or maybe it’s just something subconsciously part of women’s decision making.  Or maybe it’s not a thing at all.


But at least it’s some food for thought.

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