A SHARED MEAL

  A SHARED MEAL     In this year, 2020, we are under attack, attacked by a creature that can't reproduce without us.  That, to the extent that it eats, eats us.  We can't see it, but we can breathe it.  Passing it on in little airborne droplets of mucus.  Covid-19 [Corona Virus Disease, 2019].(6) Almost [...]

Decipherment

 DECIPHERMENT  It's a writing thing.  I do it all the time.  At times, I've made a living from it.  The reading of words backward.  Trying to break the code as to what is really meant, what is left out, and what is the true thinking really going on. Writing is not the science of mathematics.  [...]

A KENTUCKIAN, TWO FRANCISCANS, THE MORMON MIGRATION, JOHN WESLEY POWELL, THE HOPI TRIBE, THE NAVAJO NATION, AND ALBERT SIDNEY JOHNSTON

  A KENTUCKIAN, TWO FRANCISCANS, THE MORMON MIGRATION, JOHN WESLEY POWELL, THE HOPI TRIBE, THE NAVAJO NATION, AND ALBERT SIDNEY JOHNSTON  Early travelers could only cross the Colorado River in Arizona, in two places.  At "The Crossing of the Fathers," and later, at Mormon pioneer John D. Lee's Ferry at the mouth of the Paria [...]