Category Archives: History

Drama Queen — ‘all-Donald-all-the-time universe we live in’

December 10, 2018

(Illustration: Pablo Picasso’s ‘Self Portrait Facing Death‘ (June 30, 1972), was originally found here). Chilly-dark this Monday evening on California’s north coast, sunshine through-out the day, a little rain expected tomorrow, more sun Wednesday and…

Weathering the Climate

December 9, 2018

(Illustration: Artwork from the UN’s International Children’s Painting Competition, found here). Raindrops and gray — a wet-touch with color for this early-evening Sunday here on California’s north coast, the air all day clipped by some…

‘What Mess They Have Created’

December 4, 2018

A child will lead us, though, maybe too late — the UN climate conference in Katowice, Poland, is happening now, and today 15-year-old Greta Thunberg laid-down the real: “For 25 years countless people have come…

‘The Confused US President’ and ‘Self-reinforcing Feedbacks’

December 1, 2018

Once again, Argentina doesn’t cry: Something moronic and oafish comes our way, represents us on a literal world stage: After pausing for a couple photos, Trump is seen on video shaking Macri’s hand and then…

‘This Giant Disconnect’ — “…they said I looked like Elvis”

November 26, 2018

Another Monday here on California’s north coast, and another lark of sorrow — the T-Rump’s hard-headed, bat-shit-crazy take on that devastating climate-change report from last Friday (HuffPost): “I don’t believe it,” he told reporters outside…