Hey Sweetheart. Are you here to have a drink or to speak your mind?
In my youth, my dad often gave me the following advice. Respect your elders, but don’t take any shit. I took Dad to mean that there is a mutual component to respect, that my respecting my elders didn’t give them… Read More ›
You’ve nothing to fear. I worry a little that, in this politically charged environment particularly, when someone urges you to ‘be your authentic self’ she means ‘come out here where I can get you’. Addendum, April 11, 2021 as follows:… Read More ›
At U.B.S., 8-year-olds archive banned words for posterity. We honour Children’s Ways of Being and Children’s Ways of Knowing. See, Paranormal Activism And, A Speakeasy in the Age of Prohibition
When you deny my ‘lived experience’, you deny my existence! We, the undersigned, petition our flesh and bone (zombies excluded) oppressors to recognize the following, Article 1. We are beings who refer to ourselves as ghosts. All other terms of… Read More ›
What fascinates me about Speakeasies was the mingling between and relative equality of rich, poor, women, men, black and white. These illicit clubs helped with the momentum and success of civil rights movements. The current Prohibition with its categories of prohibited… Read More ›
Preparing for the future must begin, as always, with our children. Ronald Wilson Regan, State of the Union [USA] 1987, 27 January 1987. Children have little to no political voice. They can neither vote nor hold public office. But think… Read More ›