It’s all about goodness. Doing good-Getting better-Understanding why. Individuals-Communities-Societies. Management-Leadership-Governance. Futurism-Technology-Ecology. Research-Creativity-Design. Thought provoking short stories
In the TV show “Lassie,” Timmy fell off ledges and into rivers, lakes,
quicksand, and mine shafts, but never, actually, down a well. This
fractured tale (pun intended) features Tassie in an eyebrow-lifting
adventure. Don’t step in the inuendo.
It should not be surprising, in our scientific, technological world, that
faith has been subjected to empirical studies and analysis. Hold onto your
hat: it turns out that both people and communities of faith develop through
a predictable series of stages
This politically incorrect comedy of errors pokes some fun at some of my
former neighbors. [Note: Contains questionable regional dialect, immature
mature dialog, descriptive violence, and mild profanity. Dang, when you put
it that way, I just want to blush a little bit.]
Dianna Satterlee gives a straight reading of “A Migrant Story,” which gives
a sympathetic inside-the-family telling of life on the road and in the
fields as migrant farm workers; of holding family all the dearer while
still wanting to fit in at every new place.
The concept of “exercising Second Amendment options” is a serious piece of
understatement. With that thoroughly in mind, I offer the following
tongue-in-cheek monologue to shine a bit of light on a not-so-modern
threat. Don’t say you weren’t warned.
SHORT STORIES - All three stories involve a house. One is harmless, one is
existential, and one is a suspense mystery. One will make you smile, one
will make you think, and one will make you groan. You’re welcome.
Both religion and science build theoretical models to explain observations.
Sometimes the models work, sometimes they don’t. Sometimes sacrificing
infants to Baal brings productive crops. Sometimes poisoning a patient
breaks a fever.
SHORT STORY - “You know, I think that women like to touch me” mused Fergus
Johnson. Fergus obviously hadn’t actually intended to speak although this
was a men’s support group and everybody was expected to share.
Proactive people are in the habit of staying so aware of their situation
that they can anticipate needed changes. More than that, they are, by
nature, open to examining, evaluating, and possibly embracing new ideas and
A brave young man decides to introduce himself to one of a cluster of
girls. (You know how they all like to stand in a group to talk?) What could
go wrong? Wrong enough that the reader gets two endings to choose from.