Table of Contents

Welcome to my website. This is where I keep the essays I’ve written. They’re listed in descending order of when they were written and posted, –i.e., #1 is the most recent essay.

  1. A Mother’s Day Remembrance
  2. Food is So Fraught These Days
  3. How Much Does Random Chance Affect Your Life?
  4. Passion and Dispassion in Activist Movements
  5. Talking to My Past Selves
  6. Mastering Foreign Travel, One Anxiety at a Time: Our Trip to Iceland and Scotland
  7. The Democrats’ Challenge
  8. How Do I Decide Which Political Pundits to Read?
  9. Is Technology Getting Creepy?
  10. The Chronic Roots of Acute Crises
  11. “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life”
  12. Thoughts on the Women’s March From Under My Pink Pussy Hat
  13. When Truth No Longer Matters
  14. Musings on Race and Ethnicity in the Age of Trump
  15. Well, This is Certainly Eye-Opening!
  16. Footloose and Fact-Free
  17. Thoughts on a Broken Air Conditioner — and Our Politics
  18. Ruminations on Honesty From “Honest El”
  19. Is It The Internet That’s Making Us This Way?
  20. Figuring Out Retirement
  21. The 2016 Presidential Election is Making Me Crazy, and We’re Still Only in the Primary Season
  22. The Trauma Exposure Response of a Climate Justice Activist
  23. The Holidays Through My Eyes and In My Heart
  24. When Should We Believe Scientists?
  25. Hesitations of a Would-Be White Ally
  26. Are Political Climate Change Deniers Committing a Crime Against Humanity?
  27. Don’t Change Anything
  28. Why Do Good Politicians Do Bad Things?
  29. Musings of a Mom
  30. Facts, “Facts,” and Who Cares?
  31. Travel As a Self-Revelatory Experience
  32. Why I’m Not a Conservative
  33. How to Be Happy in the Age of Climate Change (Updated)
  34. Decluttering the Attic; Assessing a Life
  35. Our Backyard: Where Disney Meets Reality
  36. The Reluctant Activist
  37. What Have We Become?
  38. Simple Pleasures
  39. On Aging (Like a Fine Wine)
  40. Capitalists of the Biosphere
  41. Glowing Words
  42. The “Magic” Bullet
  43. Letting Go of the Outrage
  44. Communicating in the Twenty-First Century
  45. “Change is Possible”
  46. The Message and the Messaging
  47. Seeking the Truth: The Political Road Less Traveled
  48. How to Be Happy in the Age of Climate Change
  49. Legacies
  50. Trying to Explain My Crazy Country
  51. Mickey
  52. “Creating” Reality
  53. The Limits to  Capitalism
  54. On Fundamentalism
  55. On Worrying
  56. Waking Up From the Fever Dream
  57. Trivial Pursuits
  58. My Polyface Chickens
  59. My Curly Hair as a Metaphor for Life
  60. 25 Random Things About Me (A Facebook Note)
  61. Morality, Evolution, and the Human Family
  62. Religion: A Useful Fiction?
  63. A Good Storyline
  64. Photo Face
  65. Choosing to be Culturally Illiterate
  66. The Good Life
  67. The Art of Conversation

2 comments on “Table of Contents

  1. Just bookmarked the site! Looking forward to browsing…

  2. J Berry says:

    Go Ellen, GO!
    I’ll be reading

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