Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (wtf?)

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (wtf?)

Words:1,101 Today’s Pontificate –  The title above is actually a place on this planet.  Just when you thought you knew all there is to know in life, something like this pops up to humble one’s self.   At first glance I was reminded of the sci-fi...
Characterizations Of Charisma

Characterizations Of Charisma

Words: 1,364 Today’s Pontificate –  No.. this isn’t a post about the guy pictured above.  Well, it is a bit of an “in memorium”, but his character persona was his charisma.  Yet it does illustrate to some degree how some people can manage...
Jeffery Toobin And Cancel Culture

Jeffery Toobin And Cancel Culture

Words:  920 Today’s Pontificate –  This last week we learned of yet another celeb-of-sorts dangling a bit too many participles on a vidcam to the world.  What usually follows is the almost predictable late night jokes and public judgement that can change...
The “High Hatters” Social Club

The “High Hatters” Social Club

Words: 1,266 Today’s Pontificate –  Like Joni Mitchell sang, “you don’t know what you got till it’s gone”.  My parents’ generation carried with it a culture of family inclusion and friendships and simply getting together on a...