Monthly Archives: February 2021

Topsy Turvy Holidays during an Inverted Year

Welcome to the Dionysian spring holidays — Mardi Gras, Carnivale, Purim, falling in love — that turn things upside down during a year in which everything has been turned upside down.  It makes for fascinating spatial — and metaspatial — … Continue reading

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World Valentine

This Valentine’s Day, my object of love is the world, and what kind of a clear manageable object is that?   I could narrow it down, focus, make it a simple object, like an oyster, and use all of my … Continue reading

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BHLIG!! At-home Peace and Conflict Studies

This morning I started doing my own peace and conflict studies before tea, before I was awake. I’d startled myself when I realized that the word “conflict” shelters “con” — a warm and fuzzy prefix meaning “together”  or “with.”  I … Continue reading

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