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