American History is a Sad History

The appeals – especially from Romney and the right, who seem to believe in a 1950’s American utopia – to American exceptionalism are peaking right about now, the days before the election. Perhaps we have to do this, as a modern democracy, but it...
Workplace Disincentives and My Vow

Workplace Disincentives and My Vow

When I left my last full time job, at the Sierra Club, I made a vow to myself that I knew even then would be incredibly difficult to keep, but one that reflected my ultimate goal in life. I swore to never have a structured, office job ever again. So now, for the first...
South Africa PHOTOS!

South Africa PHOTOS!

My South Africa photos are here. Sorry for the long delay! Click on each photo for a description. These include my trips to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Stellenbosch, and Botswana.        ...