Tag Archives: Pete Seeger

When sh*t blows up

Don’t be mislead by the title. I’m not talking about terror bombings or explosives conspiracies. I’m talking about emotion and metaphor. There are times when sh*t blows up metaphorically, when people can no longer escape images that reveal a profound disconnect between their perceived reality and the lives of people on the other side of […]

The garbage trail that leads to me

The gestation for this column starts with the computer I’m typing on. It’s an old warhorse Dell workstation, scavenged several years ago at the end of its useful life from a company that was modernizing. I have grown to like it (I’m a Mac convert) and put up with its idiosyncracies. But within a few […]