I call myself a Darwinian evolutionist; I am also an uneducated hack who is a follower of Jesus. My personal trifecta.  The uneducated label stems from my abandonment of classroom tutelage and overestimation of my witty insights; I’m just bright enough to pass for smart. Not that I’m not curious; I’ve chased some interesting rabbits down knowledge holes. I’ve learned enough freestyle, to be in awe of my own ignorance.  Starting with a comic book version of Darwin’s ideas about species origins, I meandered through an amateur’s perusal of astrophysics, biology and paleontology, which eventually overcame my cultural conditioning regarding … Continue reading REVEALED RELIGION

Email to Everybody – 1995

Theoretically, I guess I could have sent this to all thirty million addresses on the internet. Instead, I just sent it to you. You being the La Plaza Telecommunity (at least the members who have not resigned from being part of everybody) If you are still reading, this far down the page you probably know me personally and have some curiosity as to what my point is. Or else you must spend a lot of time reading messages from people you don’t know about things you never asked about. In case you are someone I really know and particularly if … Continue reading Email to Everybody – 1995

Runs In The Family

a horror story When I was seven years old I watched three grown men try to restrain my skinny little Aunt June and take her away to the Bryce Mental Hospital. June had first been institutionalized as a teenager, but I didn’t know that. She is the mother of my cousins, Bucky and Rita. June lived alone with her two children in the rural community of Lovick, Alabama, just up the hill from the train trestle, in an old building that used to have been a part time auto garage. Uncle Bill, June’s brother, boarded up some walls and put … Continue reading Runs In The Family