Where will Ye Olde Blogge be spending the summer?

Whaz Up!?! School’s Out for Summer!


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Ye Olde Blogge has big big summer plans: sitting in sidewalk cafes, reading real books, sipping coffees, and wine eating cheese, baguettes, and croissants in PARIS! We’ll even blog from time-to-time.

What are the cognitive shortcuts that people use that cause us so many problems?

Humans are the Problem


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The very things that we evolved to help us become the most dominant species on the planet are the very things that are killing us now. Find out why we can’t have nice things and maybe never will. How are we worseing our problems?

How close is the US to facing an armed insurgency? Damn close.

Civil War: Know the Warning Signs


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How close is the US to facing an armed insurgency? Damn close. We’re already on the cusp of stage 3. We’re living in an anocracy. We have sharply divided identity politics dominated by white grievance. We are closer than most of us think.

How does binge-watching TV shows create a dopamine trap?

An Infinite Dopamine Loop


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We live in evil times. I’m not talking about the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Putin’s War in Ukraine, the naked authoritarian threat to our democracy, I’m talking about the use of persuasive design to keep us binge-watching TV rather than doing our chores!

Building The Love Shack

This is the story of building a cottage , the people and the place. Its a reminder of hope and love.

The Honest Courtesan

Frank commentary from a semi-retired call girl

Happiness Between Tails by da-AL

Tales + Tails: Novel Writing + Culture + Compassion

Carla Corelli

Surviving Narcissistic Abuse and Improving your Mental Health

Stories I've Never Told...

(...and some I have)

Krista Marson

Author Traveler Photographer