Continuing to fire on all cylinders

How does an over fifty and still insatiably curious person continue to learn all the things he/she is expected and desires to? I am not operating at the capacity of a twenty-something anymore or with any limited scope. In fact, the older I get the more I find to explore …

Our culture of willful ignorance, gullibility and evil

The notion that #Trump supporters mostly voted for a loud mouthed offensive sexist, misogynist, xenophobic bigot and bought the swamp land he was selling because they like his obnoxious “attitude” VERSUS actually paying attention to the “policy” implications of his and the #GOP agenda remains utterly infuriating and unacceptable. As a …

Creativity and self-care in a country gone mad

Yesterday, I found myself building RSS feeds for my blog from a variety of government websites. It’s not enough that I’ve spent the past several years consumed by politics, it seems that even the very site I wish to develop and use as an escape and outlet is being spoiled by it. But …

Comparing Population Projections by Race/Hispanic Origin (2014 v 2060)

Gathered from Census.gov data I have downloaded and imported into my database, the following illustrates the government’s population projections by race and Hispanic origin in the United States. For simplicity, I only compare and examine the first year and last year of their 2014 projections.   Raw Data:     …

The catalyst for my resurgence

It’s unfortunate that the result of the 2016 election would be the catalyst for my return to blogging/writing, general ranting online, writing to my representatives, participating in local activist events, seeking out the comfort of like-minded folk because I’m outnumbered here in the south, and general obsession with current events, but …