Brushing Fame

Janis Ian: My Eternity In Facebook Jail

October 3, 2019

When Ms Ian asked for volunteers to share her writing, I jumped at the opportunity. My respect for their work is deep; my young queer self identified with the songs of Ms Ian almost as […]

Politics And More

Corporate Fundamentalism

August 27, 2014

Many people will tell you that a company’s sole purpose is to “maximize returns to its owners.” As with most (if not all) fundamentalist approaches that attempt to reduce a complex reality, it eviscerates reality. […]

Politics And More

POD Thoughts

June 28, 2013

Some thoughts on the state of the pod-world today. This started out as a response to the question “why?” asked in the PODforYou Forums about recent changes at CafePress.com and Zazzle.com but is a bit […]

Poetry

Metamorphosis

December 9, 2011

In a recent post I mentioned that I’ve just completed FOTO116 Artistic Photography at Columbus State Community College. Christina, one of my classmates, composed and read the following poem as part of her final presentation. […]

Politics And More

My ‘Social Media Strategy’

March 13, 2010

As an active user of the Internet, I have a presence on a number of ‘social media’ sites and services, as well as being active in a variety of forums (in addition to operating some […]