Gollum and the Evil One

I am delighted that Robert Plant was influenced by The Lord of the Rings; I truly am. But there is virtually no chance that anyone would meet “a girl so fair” just walking around “the darkest depths of Mordor.” And there […]

Northern Cardinals’ Domestic Spat

Now that the weather has gotten nice, I am working in our gazebo. Ten feet away, in the lower branches of a blue spruce, a northern cardinal sits atop her nest of eggs. (I cannot see the eggs, but I see […]

Maybe We Need a New Term: ‘Socialicided’

Maybe We Need a New Term: ‘Socialicided’

We all know the term genocide, which the New Oxford defines as  The deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation and the United Nations Genocide Commission defines as Acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in […]