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. Thoughts on a Broken Air Conditioner — and Our Politics
  2. Ruminations on Honesty From “Honest El”
  3. Is It The Internet That’s Making Us This Way?
  4. Figuring Out Retirement
  5. The 2016 Presidential Election is Making Me Crazy, and We’re Still Only in the Primary Season
  6. The Trauma Exposure Response of a Climate Justice Activist
  7. The Holidays Through My Eyes and In My Heart
  8. When Should We Believe Scientists?
  9. Hesitations of a Would-Be White Ally
  10. Are Political Climate Change Deniers Committing a Crime Against Humanity?
  11. Don’t Change Anything
  12. Why Do Good Politicians Do Bad Things?
  13. Musings of a Mom
  14. Facts, “Facts,” and Who Cares?
  15. Travel As a Self-Revelatory Experience
  16. Why I’m Not a Conservative
  17. How to Be Happy in the Age of Climate Change (Updated)
  18. Decluttering the Attic; Assessing a Life
  19. Our Backyard: Where Disney Meets Reality
  20. The Reluctant Activist
  21. What Have We Become?
  22. Simple Pleasures
  23. On Aging (Like a Fine Wine)
  24. Capitalists of the Biosphere
  25. Glowing Words
  26. The “Magic” Bullet
  27. Letting Go of the Outrage
  28. Communicating in the Twenty-First Century
  29. “Change is Possible”
  30. The Message and the Messaging
  31. Seeking the Truth: The Political Road Less Traveled
  32. How to Be Happy in the Age of Climate Change
  33. Legacies
  34. Trying to Explain My Crazy Country
  35. Mickey
  36. “Creating” Reality
  37. The Limits to  Capitalism
  38. On Fundamentalism
  39. On Worrying
  40. Waking Up From the Fever Dream
  41. Trivial Pursuits
  42. My Polyface Chickens
  43. My Curly Hair as a Metaphor for Life
  44. 25 Random Things About Me (A Facebook Note)
  45. Morality, Evolution, and the Human Family
  46. Religion: A Useful Fiction?
  47. A Good Storyline
  48. Photo Face
  49. Choosing to be Culturally Illiterate
  50. The Good Life
  51. 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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