Category Archives: Philosophy

Posts which have more of a philosophical bent and ask probing questions of our society, culture, and/or spiritual/religious structures.

Open Thread Thursday: Women’s Suffrage

It’s another installment of our Award Winning series Open Thread Thursday! This week, Women’s Suffrage. Read on to learn more! Women’s suffrage is the right of women to vote in elections. Beginning in the late 19th century, besides women working … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: Women’s History Month

Last month was Black History Month in the United States and I dropped the ball in recognizing that. So, in order to avoid being the bumbling fool I am for a second straight month, I present today’s Open Thread Thursday … Continue reading

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Fear and the Working Man

Fear is a powerful motivator. It can keep us safe, surely, but it also holds us back. Fear can stop us from attaining our goals or living our lives as proudly as we wish. Don’t get me wrong, fear has … Continue reading

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The Riddle of Friendship

As I’ve stated elsewhere, I don’t have a lot of friends. If you were to look on my Facebook friends list, you’d see 83 friends, as of this writing. That sounds like a lot, but when you stack that against … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: Coronavirus

It’s Thursday! Which means it’s time for OPEN THREAD THURSDAY! This week’s topic: coronavirus! Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, the viruses cause respiratory infections which are typically mild including the … Continue reading

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Concerned World Citizen

I’m a concerned world citizen. Sure, I am an American (don’t hold that against me, please) but I’m also a citizen of the world, a member of the human species, and quite concerned about the state of the world as … Continue reading

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Regrets

Regrets are the biggest issue for me. As I get older, I recently suffered my 49th birthday, I realize that my regrets are weighing on me more and more these days. Chief among these regrets is that I got old. … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Scared Transgirl, Part One

I’ve never been out in public dressed as my female self, except for one time at a party. I was stared at and made fun of the whole time I was there. Ironically, the majority of the party goers were … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Things

So much is going on in the world, right now. ISIS. The US presidential election, climate change, Aleppo, the Kardashians are still somehow popular, and other calamitous happenings. It’s hard to know where to point your attention in the cacophony … Continue reading

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Well. . . . Sorry.

Here I am. Once again sitting at the old computer writing about writing a blog. If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, then you know my posting habits are, well, to be honest, sporadic. I am sorry … Continue reading

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