All due respect to Americans who fought and died for it but I really don’t know what freedom is. Even when I speak of obtaining it, I don’t know what it is. So of what value is my battle cry? Well, you might say – “You know what it is.” Or – “You know what […]

I’ve never done a fictionalized podcast before, but I’ve got a film script that’s sitting here waiting for its shot and I’m starting to think that shot might be in radio instead of film. The script itself is inspired by a Sara Teasdale poem. Old Love and New By Sara Teasdale In my heart the […]

As I struggle to squeeze out the words for #WednesdaywithWendell before it becomes #ThursdaywithWendell (update: too late), I check this quote from his essay “People, Land and Community”: “Correct discipline cannot be hurried, for it is both the knowledge of what ought to be done, and the willingness to do it — all of it, […]

The Trump administration will stay focused on economic growth and national security no matter the outcome of its climate change policy review, a U.S. official told delegates at a United Nations convention in Germany on Saturday. “It is clear that the administration will not take actions that are contrary to the overarching focus of competitiveness […]

I mentioned yesterday that my Mom passed away in 2005. I’ve dreamed of her many times since then. I’ve talked to her over the phone. I’ve  protected her from danger. The last dream I had about her was just over a year ago, during my “fast”. In this dream I was alone, wandering through a […]

I’m getting ready to break my 11th annual “fast” tomorrow. Every year from April 22nd to Mother’s Day, I say: NO MEAT NO DAIRY NO ALCOHOL NO CAFFEINE NO ADDED SUGARS Every year is different. I’m in a different place or my body responds differently. Some years it doesn’t appear to respond at all. Other […]