Random Ramblings

Looking at “The Moral Root of Liberals and Conservatives” with Jonathan Haidt

  If you want the truth to stand clear before you, never be for or against. The struggle between 'for' and 'against' is the mind's worst disease. —Sent-ts'an, c. 700 C.E. I was watching TED Talks last night and this one gave me something to think about: The moral roots of liberals and conservatives with… Continue reading Looking at “The Moral Root of Liberals and Conservatives” with Jonathan Haidt

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Life After Forty, Random Ramblings, Weight Loss

Namaste Supergirl!

This morning I did yoga with Adriene Mishler, the voice of several characters in the DC Universe Online including Lois Lane, Supergirl, Powergirl, and Raven. I should probably clarify that Ms. Mishler was on a YouTube video on my tablet and I was in my pajamas in my living room, but how cool is it that we live… Continue reading Namaste Supergirl!

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Mother’s Day Reflections

Mother's Day is a tricky holiday for me. You see, I lost my mother years ago to Multiple Sclerosis, and while my relationship with my mother was complicated, she was still my mom. Since her death, I've had other women come into my life, other mothers who have helped fill the mom-shaped hole in my… Continue reading Mother’s Day Reflections