• Et Cetera

    Diversity: Guaranteed to Offend

    I was thinking about blogging, or my hitherto lack thereof.  I write, enjoy it, some folks enjoy reading it.  So why haven’t I blogged before?  Lack of time, a job in which I edit and write already, lack of time—these things came to mind.  But if I’m being honest, I’ll probably say that it’s a fear of giving offense that’s kept me away.  Which seems odd, considering I write for and (help) edit a magazine that offends more or less everyone, included fellow members of our own masthead, myself included. The truth is, I know a lot of people from diverse backgrounds.  I’ve lived many lives.  I’m interested in a…

  • Et Cetera

    Wheels Up

    And so this blog begins, with apologies to Ian MacKenzie Jeffers and Liam Neeson.  Filmgoers will note the paradox* involving wolves. Once more into the fray . . . Into the last good fight I’ll ever know. Live and write another day . . . Live and write on this day . . .   *Not irony.  Ask Troy Dyer.