Think of our lives and tell us your particularized world. Make up a story. Narrative is radical, creating us at the very moment it is being created. We will not blame you if your reach exceeds your grasp; if love so ignites your words they go down in flames and nothing is left but their scald.

School Librarian Fights Delusional Nincompoops

Amanda Jones, a librarian at a middle school in Denham Springs, Louisiana, filed a defamation lawsuit Wednesday, arguing that Facebook pages run by Michael Lunsford and Ryan Thames falsely labeled her a pedophile...


Little Pollinator Friends

I imagine they go back to the hive and, in their little waggle dance way, tell the other bees, "Phew! Almost got caught in the rain again! Lucky I made it back to the hive before the downpour! Don't go out there!" To which I believe the other bees respond...


Beyond Here There Be Olde Thyngs

Nichelle Nichols

Nichols' Uhura, a fictional African communications officer on the bridge of a futuristic starship soaring through the galaxy on the original three-year run of "Star Trek" and its subsequent first series of movies, made real-life boys and girls, men and women feel like their horizons were unlimited...


There was a time when Black characters on television were servants or slaves, pimps or prostitutes or mere background characters to white stories...Uhura, a beautiful Black woman working alongside Capt. James T. Kirk and Mr. Spock and other members of the crew of the famous USS Enterprise, was none of these.

Rainbow Alphabet Jihadist

I have never been called a Rainbow Alphabet Jihadist before. Huh. It looks to me like Kyle is the originator of the phrase, based on what I can see on...


Caveat Lector

The excitement of placing a hold on a book titled "The Monster Trilogy Guidebook" turned bitter disappointment upon arrival seeing Bigfoot and Yeti counted as two separate monsters...


She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live.


Among DVEs (Domestic Violent Extremists), racially and ethnically motivated violent extremists — specifically white supremacist extremists (WSEs) — will remain the most persistent and lethal threat in the Homeland....


Groovy Digs VI

I seem to be have a type: stone and brick work, wood, repurposed old thingamabob. 12 Grove St Unit 12C, Minneapolis, MN 55401 fits the type well. The description is a little hoity-toity...

Looks French and fancy and nifty. Row houses with style.



A patron told me that all people resemble flowers and I'm a daisy...

A couple dozen daisies with the corner of an orange house in the background and some tall pine trees behind the house.


Beyond Here There Be Ancient Thyngs

Curiosity. Tenacity. Empathy. Love.

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