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