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Pop Culture

It is not much of a confession to admit I am a huge Sci-Fi nerd, always have been.  A date once compared my apartment to a bookstore; that was not said charitably.  Don’t care.  I […]

The middle.

A reader recently noted that our situation seems very similar to the late 1930’s.  In that time, the world was torn up with war.  For many people, it felt like the true end of the […]

Bite Sized Book Reviews

Hello again.  I’m far behind on my book reviews, and yet everybody is sitting home presently due to this Virus problem.  Since my goal is to provide on Mobilized a full course curriculum on how […]

Book Review: The Prophet

This, only my second book review for Mobilized, is honestly one that I hoped never to have to write.  Yet the present situation is dire.  There is an unknown and dangerous virus harming folks everywhere.  […]

Bouffier!!

Say what now? Bouffier! This essay is about trees, and why it’s good to plant more of them.  And it’s about how sometimes things go ’round in cycles that take decades to become obvious. Bouffier […]

Help your Community, help yourself.

Mobilized has challenged its writers to come up with some Top Ten lists that are actually useful, not just silly listicles of funny stuff.  There is a time and place for that stuff, but this […]

Fake News? Film at 11…

“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary.” – H.L. Mencken, In Defense […]

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