Cold in July speculates that there might be only one solution to toxic masculinity.
Boldly Rewatching the Voyages: Day of the Dove
"Only a fool fights in a burning house."
Boldly Rewatching the Voyages: Bread and Circuses
Bread and Circuses is spot on in criticizing both the business of television and all of us for being so dependent on it.
Boldly Rewatching the Voyages: The Omega Glory
"The Omega Glory" makes a nice double-feature-of-depression with "Patterns of Force."
Boldly Rewatching the Voyages: The Apple
Another trait capitalism shares with organized religion is a relentless need to discredit all dissent...
You Can Get There From Here
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. I recently read George Michelsen Foy's 2016 book Finding North: How Navigation Makes Us Human. It deals with physical navigation and how our approach to navigation has changed over time. On a deeper level, it's a meditation on how we humans find our way in life and how…
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure Many of us played with building blocks, or similar toys, as children. Lego bricks, Lincoln Logs, and Erector Sets were common during my childhood, and they're all still available to kids today. I never had Lego sets, but I did have Lincoln Logs and an Erector Set. (The…
Think Outside the Borders
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. My wife and I both needed dental work recently beyond a routine cleaning or filling. Faced with the prospect of dental bills sufficient to make a down payment on a house, we struggled with what to do. Finally it dawned on us that we were not constrained by…
Is Anyone Watching? Should You Care?
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure We've all heard the phrase “Dance like nobody's watching.” It shows up in Facebook memes and on motivational posters. It has been credited to a variety of sources, including Mark Twain (it doesn't sound to me like something Twain would have said). The website Quote Investigator has an…
Take the Stairs
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. I've been on a brief summer hiatus. My wife and I were fortunate enough to spend a little time in the beautiful city of Montreal. While I get back in the swing of things, I wanted to share something we encountered while climbing two long flights of stairs…