Category Archives: Education and Learning

No Pledge of Allegiance

I do not recite the Pledge of Allegiance to the American flag. It is not that I don’t respect the American flag. I do. I was trained to respect it both as a young child and in Boy Scouts. I … Continue reading

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Greg Abbott: Don’t Wait for Help

Texas Governor Greg Abbott ended the mask mandate in Texas effective today, 10 March 2021. All businesses can open 100%. That’s in spite of the fact health professionals say the risk is not over, and that it might be two … Continue reading

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Order of the Pineapple 2021: Robert Newport and Monty Python

The 2021 winners of the Order of the Pineapple have been announced! (As usual, this is awarded once a year on January 18 aka Pat Pineapple Day). The honorees for 2021 are Dr. Robert Newport (Brother Hypocrates Magoun) and Monty … Continue reading

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2020 … The Year We Came To See

A New Year’s Poem And Prayer By John DeProspo 2020, the year we came to see How divided a nation we’ve come to be Is this the end of a once great nation Or was the year an aberration? 2020, … Continue reading

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The Loveshade Family End of the Year 2020

As we did last year, this is highlights from our various lives. (And yes, Virginia, some of us are actually real, flesh-and-blood people!) FAMILY MEMBERS Alden Loveshade: I had a story and some articles published, have a few books I … Continue reading

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Alden Loveshade End of the Year 2020

See also The Loveshade Family End of the Year 2020. 2020 is coming to a close–for many of us, it’s been a long year. This year I published various pieces, including a story for an anthology called Exchange Students that … Continue reading

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50 Years and Donald Trump

By vote totals alone, Donald Trump is considered the most supported conservative Republican president in American history. But he still lost the 2020 presidential election. So to prepare for the future, it’s time to ask, what is a conservative Republican?A … Continue reading

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Denver Ends Pit Bull Ban

After 30 years, Denver, Colorado, is overturning its ban on pit bull terrier dogs. As a personist, I am much more concerned about stereotypes against people than against dogs. But as an animal caregiver, I care about four-legged critters as … Continue reading

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Who Can Beat Donald Trump–a White Male

This blog post was submitted to a political commentary site in March 2020. That’s months before America’s political parties decided on their candidates. But as COVID-19 was then the big political story, the publisher wanted to wait to consider it … Continue reading

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Queen Titania’s Court Interview

An interview of both me and one of my characters is now online! Fyrnux is a genderless student at the University of Vonyai. She tells Queen Titanis about Oystra, a female from another world, who came to the university as … Continue reading

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