The things you didn't do when you could.
The Cold War stretched from the end of WWII to the fall of the Soviet Union. Forty-five years of wondering whether the world would end for billions of people. We had a number of crises where we came to the brink of nuclear war. It was an interesting time. https://youtu.be/nwjFSQCrShM There was the Berlin Blockade … Continue reading Cold War
WordPress has created the block editor to make complicated and "fancy" blog sites possible. Don't know about you but when I write, blocks are extremely constraining. I want my text to be a long string of words with just returns for paragraph breaks. I then rearrange things by cut and paste. There's a button for … Continue reading WordPress is a business. It has no heart.
Via "Hon'ne" and "Tatemae": A Basic Explanation For Westerners, By a Westerner. I got turned onto this blog by Irina and I'm really glad I visited. It is well written and interesting. (WAIT – You Guys Haven’t discovered The Unpopular Poplar!!??!!) https://youtu.be/cdMgKD-_nlQ I think we all have our private and public persona. There are things … Continue reading “Hon’ne” and “Tatemae”
When I hear people claiming we're in crisis and civilization - if not all humanity - is about to go to hell and the world is going to end and yada yada yada... I can't help but laugh. I cannot take them seriously. Compared to what we have lived with, COVID and climate change and … Continue reading Duck and Cover