MidTerms: Quite the Test

It's November 6. Election Day in the US. I walked in the rain the block and a half to the polling station at the local elementary school to partake in the Civic Sacrament. The school kids, you see, have a holiday today. I did not arrive bright and early at 6 a.m. I sauntered in … Continue reading MidTerms: Quite the Test

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“Our Washington, DC Offices”

Yes, Trump conducts federal business on his private property, or so they say. The emoluments clause and his likely violations long since ceased to grab readers and fell off the headlines. I work in an average Washington, DC office building. In other words, the offices listing their addresses here rarely open. Some appear to be … Continue reading “Our Washington, DC Offices”

Hoppy Weekend from my buddy Bunjamin Franklin

My fiance is part-Pacific Islander, and he never ceases to amaze me-- above and beyond wabbitsnkeets in supporting me through the tides of life. But he doesn't hop on the bed whenever I am home and demand attention like Bunjamin Franklin does-- first thing in the morning and as soon as I put my feet … Continue reading Hoppy Weekend from my buddy Bunjamin Franklin

2¢ on Collaboratives & Gravy Trains

It is rare for Collaboratives to succeed due to enduring and ever-present free-rider inefficiencies. For creative professionals, collaboratives more often than not provide an optimum synergistic environment; for groundbreaking onslaughts demanding apprenticed sprit (and just dumb luck) insight alongwith conceivable failures of appreciation A while ago I tried paddling in untested stream, in untested weather. … Continue reading 2¢ on Collaboratives & Gravy Trains

Memorial Day Weekend — “Another One Bites the Dust!”

A bank holiday in Canada, Monday is for us Memorial Day, a time for reverie about the Truth of the Cross, that there, but for the grace of God and "Giants in the Earth," who sacrificed themselves for species and family, go we. How I planned on reverie. How I hoped to present you with … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend — “Another One Bites the Dust!”

#CrowdSourcing #Activism: #Bunniesmatterinvegastoo

Last night, it finally clicked: Instagram accounts involved in the post-poisoning evacuation of abandoned pet rabbits from Nevada state property were replicating the Facebook hashtag #bunniesmatterinvegastoo on belated Instagram posts. If those users tweet, however, they haven't learned the Twitter hashtag #LasVegasDumpsiteBunnies (they don't grace my Twitter radar). Activism in #bunniesmatterinvegastoo has had four apparent … Continue reading #CrowdSourcing #Activism: #Bunniesmatterinvegastoo