Category Archives: Politics

Post-March Meditation

The last time I marched the streets of downtown Denver was in the 1970s, for 16th of September demonstrations. Corky Gonzalez and the Crusade for Justice organized the first one in 1969, called it “Chicano Liberation Day.” One year I … Continue reading

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Depression Mud

I’m busy. I love being busy all the time so I can bitch about how too busy I am and don’t have time to put my feet up ever. If I could bear to read them (remind me to burn … Continue reading

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The Five Stages of Grief: Election 2016

Stage One: Denial A trend is developing in the Tuesday night returns. I get uncomfortable. “Let’s turn it off, come back in an hour. It’ll be different then.” An hour later: “Let’s go to bed, wake up and it’ll be … Continue reading

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Spiders and the Election: November 6, 2016

We don’t kill spiders. At least, not when we can help it. Upstairs and down, we keep a spider jar. As I was going to bed last night, I noticed a pale spider on my night table, barefooted into the … Continue reading

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