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A political philosophy essay, in honor of my sister's suicide on Nov. 29

THE WORLD AS IT IS

THE WORLD AS IT IS, based on facts, is a pretty scary place. A way to help wrap your brain around that one, so it’s less encumbered by one’s own relative biases, or comforts and discomforts, is to imagine yourself on a spaceship from a civilization with a similar ethnography as the one Gene Roddenberry...
A biographical moment in my life

Like Morning Trash

It's 1986, and am in California, studying towards a graduate degree in cultural anthropology, but am considering medicine with my background in biology, being beyond curious about neuroscience. In my mind, I'm also thinking about veterinary school at UC Davis,...
A 9-11 story loosely based on Cherokee mythology

PASSAGE

This story is fiction and is not intended to represent any reality other than empowering creativity, embedded loosely in Cherokee mythology, in the face of...
A political philosophy essay, in honor of my sister's suicide on Nov. 29

THE WORLD AS IT IS

THE WORLD AS IT IS, based on facts, is a pretty scary place. A way to help wrap your brain around that one, so it’s less encumbered by one’s own relative biases, or comforts and discomforts, is to imagine yourself...
Witchery Justice

DRAGONSLAYER

Image by James Robert Terrell (Bob) DRAGONSLAYERandWitchery Justice She stole into the dark forest, crying as she went, and did not heed the gathering gloom of dusk. Soon, she had gone so deep into the woods that thorns reached out...
A biographical moment in my life

Like Morning Trash

It's 1986, and am in California, studying towards a graduate degree in cultural anthropology, but am considering medicine with my background in biology, being beyond curious about neuroscience. In my mind, I'm also thinking about veterinary school at UC Davis,...
True story, in harmony with ”A Horse with no Name”

A Saab with no Horse

It's December of 1975.  Finals, papers, and Christmas are behind me. A foot of old snow carpets most places not disturbed, but several feet, some of it fresh according to the weather reports, deck the mountains of New Hampshire. As...
Infected Blood

Section 2 - Page 44

With this dramatic page, Infected Blood goes on an indefinite hiatus. During the pandemic, I tried really hard to keep up with this comic, but I didn't make it for several reasons, the most important one being having caught COVID-19...
Infected Blood

Section 2 - Page 43

Back to isolation... F I R S T - P R E V I O U S - N E X T Section 0 Section 1 Section 2