Tag Archives: society

On my 53rd birthday

On my 53rd birthday, I stood at a makeshift memorial of flowers and candles at the edge of the plaza outside my neighborhood library, thinking. Then I was interrupted. “Was it a n-gg-r?” the older man in the captain’s hat … Continue reading

Posted in Ian's half-baked thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

A Brave Novel-Coronavirus World

COVID-19: COronaVIrus Disease appeared at the end of 2019. At the end of 2019, we thought things were about to change. We knew something big was about to happen, that there would be some novel problem or challenge. However, we … Continue reading

Posted in Ian's half-baked thoughts | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

McDonald’s food for thought

I had lunch at McDonald’s today. I try not to do this very often, but as a child of the 1970s I find it hard to resist sometimes. I know it’s not healthy. It’s not even good food. But today … Continue reading

Posted in Ian's half-baked thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments