Nellie Bly: In A Diet Kitchen

Nellie Bly: In A Diet Kitchen

The New York World – Sunday, December 23, 1888 The Sad Procession of Invalids Begging For the Simplest Food. Nellie Bly Visits the Wretched Homes of Some of the Sufferers. A Charity that Dispenses Nourishment to the Afflicted Poor with Liberal Hand and...

To The Evangelical Trump Supporter

Today I was arguing on Facebook with an Evangelical Christian about his support for Trump. He said his church did great work, and challenged me as to when I last fed the hungry or clothed the poor. I said I do, though not enough. It was why I supported Democrats. He...
Grief in a Time of Plague

Grief in a Time of Plague

“His Lyre is now Attuned only to Woe” The eyes, the face, the limbs of heavenly mold, So long the theme of my impassioned lay, Charms which so stole me from myself away, That strange to other men the course I hold; The crisped locks of pure and lucid gold, The...
Groundhog Day: We’re all Phil Conners now

Groundhog Day: We’re all Phil Conners now

Every day feels the same now.I try to schedule it, and sometimes I get something accomplished, though not as much as I’d hoped. Instead, like clockwork, I find myself in front of a screen, watching or reading or listening to more awfulness, and sharing it. A virus...