Language is a marvelous thing. It’s fluid, it changes over time, it allows people to communicate in a myriad of ways. It gives us storytelling and love. Language, in all its many forms and transcendent qualities, is what ties us together as a species. Language has always been co-opted by oppressors in an effort to… Read More My Identity Is Political and I Will Not Be Silent
Way back when, as a young!Merc, I attended a gun safety class. One session had a slide show about wilderness survival. A [generalized “average”] human can survive: 3 weeks without food 3 days without water 3 minutes without air 3 seconds without hope The point was that if you get lost in the wilderness, don’t… Read More The Necessity of Hope
View from an upstairs window.