Tag Archives: humanity

Lifestyle: TV Review- Star Trek Discovery Episode 5

My previous review Of Star Trek Discovery talked about how Trek had finally allowed it’s characters to be really human; to not care about other probable sentient beings, and to focus solely on their main mission, winning the war against the … Continue reading

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On Words: Death, Mourning

This week marks the second year anniversary of my mother’s death. Well actually she died on the 26th of April, but this was the week that we sat vigil over her hospice bed. I was struck by this fact the … Continue reading

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On Words: “Behoove,” language, imagination, a discourse on rebellion

I just used the word “behoove” in a conversation. And no I wasn’t transported back to Victorian England. But it was an apropos use, for that apropos moment. What I realized, as soon as I stepped away from the discourse, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Immoral Certainty by Robert Tanenbaum

Robert Tanenbaum’s legal series, the Karp-Ciampi  collaboration to rid the world of criminals, sociopaths, and all around bad guys, continues with the next installment, Immoral Certainty. At this point, our legal duo is happily ensconced in the Manhattan District Attorney’s … Continue reading

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On Writing: The Hero’s Sacrifice and Hope Eternal

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Note: the following post will include spoilers for the movie Rogue One. I have written before about the purpose of the hero’s journey and how it pertains to my autistic sons. The Hero’s Journey: Autism and Your Child  I incorporate into … Continue reading

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On Words: Tolerance

Part of being an author is understanding the meaning, both literally and figuratively, of words. Now what does that exactly mean? Words carry a definition that Mr. Webster and the Oxford University have carefully curated for society so that we … Continue reading

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On Writing: “Post-truth” and the Unbearable Lightness of Being Ridiculous*

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The dictionary defines “post-truth” as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.”  In this case, the “post-” prefix doesn’t mean “after” so much as … Continue reading

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