Category Archives: Thoughts

…echo

This What to Watch Wednesday, I’d like to take a moment for the anthology, which is having a moment of its own right now.

Now the modern anthology has taken a variety of forms. Some would, for instance, make a case for everything Ryan Murphy is working on right now, “American Horror Story” and “American Crime Story” and “Feud,” not to mention “Fargo” and “True Detective” too.

Each of those shows starts with a new story each season, with some crossover and connections, a repertory cast in some cases, but no story arc continuation. These shows are all great in their own way, but they’re not my favorite kind of anthology. Read the rest of this entry

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…serve a purpose

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“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”

Martin Luther King Jr.

Today as the U.S. remembers one of our greatest civil rights leaders, the day is also recognized as a day of service. And with the political climate of late, it feels like we’ve never needed the reminder more.

The truly beautiful thing about service is, it can happen any day at any time. It doesn’t need to happen on a holiday or in a formal volunteer capacity. You can serve others simply by taking a moment to remember their humanity (and your own). Read the rest of this entry

…Thaw

Happy Sunday, fellow crusaders! It’s been a weird weather week for some of us. From spring temps to an abrupt return to reality, it’s been a rollercoaster.

If you’re familiar with the crazy ride, you may be considering staying inside until spring…or at least until the end of the MLK holiday weekend. While I can’t say I blame you, all that indoor time can make you a little stir crazy. Read the rest of this entry

…question everything

Happy weekend, crusaders!

This Saturday many out there are at the start of one of the world’s greatest wonders — a three-day weekend.

But as you embark on your prolonged weekend, I have thoughts. That may (or may not) be because it just so happens to be International Skeptics Day. So naturally…

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…chill out

Crusaders, I have a bone to pick with the weather.

After a week of frigid temperatures, a lot of the country is staring down three days of 50-degree days, and I for one do not trust it. Not just because I’ve just fully regained sensation in my face…

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