Human convergence at a grocery store… He had stationed himself in front of a Grocery Outlet discount supermarket on Bayshore Boulevard in San Francisco. I had just stopped by for some Dr […]
Healing the never-ending national trauma of September 11
Every September 11 we reopen our national wounds and remind ourselves why we should be afraid. It’s past time for the public vigils to become private so we can give ourselves permission to heal.
Warriors suffered from PTSD in the Middle Ages, too
After the Norman Conquest, bishops devised an ingenious way to deal with the component of PTSD known as moral injury. Often a component of Post-traumatic Stress Syndrome, moral injury is defined thusly […]
Nota Bene #111: Mmmmm… Beeeeeer
Sorry for the long absence. Let’s carry on, shall we? “If you listen to the guys up in the stands, pretty soon you’ll be up there sitting with them.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #105: The Illustrated Dick
“When all you are becomes defined as the amount of information traceable to you, what are we then? What have we become, in a world where there is no separation, no door, […]
Nota Bene #104: Large Marge Sent Me
“Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #99: Heed the Peace Gnome
“You just pick up a chord, go twang, and you’ve got music.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #92: Echoblowcation
A few things for you NB readers: