Tag Archives: Oppression

Fireflies and Lightning Bugs

They are neither on fire, nor are they flies. They bear no correlation to lightning and they are simply not bugs. They are bioluminescent beetles, a species of winged insect. Yet we persist, none the less, in calling them fireflies … Continue reading

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The Time Warp

I am captain of my ship I am king of my castle I am master of all I survey Hypothetically at least (Really, it’s all in my head.) It is the bane of my existence that penury should compel me … Continue reading

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Mental Illness

During my truncated foray into higher education I took a course in Theology at Marquette University. The course, taught by a very sexy Jesuit priest (at least all the girls thought so) centered on the 1974 Pulitzer Prize winning book: … Continue reading

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