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How I came to Donald Trump. Today, I was in the mood to write about photography and started checking out the web for someone’s work which might inspire me. Within moments, I found an article and recording from NPR which compared the work of three photographers, Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams and Toyo Miyatake, who had taken […]


Christmas, Islam, Christian, Charles Dickens, short stories, guns, gun control, Mozambique. Tree of Life, Tree of Immortality, Christmas tree, art, novels, mythology. Religion, faith.

Seasons Greetings! Here’s a little Christmas/Holiday gift for you—four pictures and a story by the great story-teller Charles Dickens, himself [with pictures]!   After posting this picture of a beautiful Christmas tree, I began looking for images of the tree of life which symbolizes the interconnection of all life on our planet regardless of religion, faith […]



    #DonaldTrump #Trumbo #scapegoating #fearmongering #freedom #paranoia Good grief! Not again! Today we have a new merchant of fear and paranoia–Donald Trump. If ever we needed to remember history, it is right now. But rather than cracking open the history books, go see the movie Trumbo out just now. It will tell you of […]


Dr. Carl Jung, Burgholzi Clinic, Timothy Findley, Pilgrim, Toronto, homosexuality, gay, Eatons, Robertson Davies, The Manticore, novels, writing, personages as characters in novels, psychotherapy, Jungian analysis

      I know of only one novel in which Dr. Jung is a character. If there are any others, please do let me know. PILGRIM is  a novel written by Timothy Findley, a Canadian author, who died in 2004. Findley first sought his professional home on the stage at the Stratford Festival in […]

Caitlyn Jenner ~ Do We Owe You an Apology?

Caitlyn Jenner, Bruce Jenner, myth, Vanity Fair, transgender, cultural norms, male and female, novels, art,

  #transgender #myth #Caitlyn Jenner #cultural norms     Beside us is a photograph of a person who is named Caitlyn Jenner.  Below is a photograph of a person called Bruce Jenner in his Olympian glory in 1976. Is the first a depiction of the ideal of feminity and the second, the masculine ideal?   […]