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