I get two types of migraines, either starting as episodic tension headaches, or stress headaches induced by severe contraction of my neck and shoulder muscles. Both are grossly affected by hydration for me. I’ve been juggling both types simultaneously the past five days, due to various stressors, and i know that my decision-making skills have […]
(belated upload is belated). This broadcast launches the “official” War On Christmas, 2014…which will really be a series of discussions on privilege, but the holiday timing and impulsive, reactive media make it fair game. Amanda Novotny (South Dakota director of American Atheists) and I chat for a couple of hours regarding Christmas and Thanksgiving traditions, […]
Tonight, I’ll be joined by Zach for a lively discussion on holiday traditions around the globe….and their histories. This will likely be the first in series of such discussions, and I’m deliberately doing this in preparation for a talk I’m giving to the Siouxland Freethinkers towards the end of December. This “War on Christmas” bullshit […]
we are back from the frozen wastelands of slightly-north-of-here. despite being this far north (relative to the residences of many of my readers), this was our first “truly white” Christmas in several years. yeah, yeah, yeah…there’s been snow on the ground the last few years…snow like somebody went and opened a fifty-pound bag of flour […]
as in, “back in 3 days.” happy holidays, all!!!