I was a guest this past weekend at the Democratic State Convention in Lewiston, full of excitement and hope, and I ended up leaving outraged and spitting bullets. Watch what happened after all but one candidate had spoken.
Back in 1965, I organized a day-long treasure hunt around Martha’s Vineyard for a bunch of teenagers who were the children of Washington’s “Best and Brightest” in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. It’s a miracle we didn’t all end up in jail…
Great gluten-free cookies! And a pretty Grinch-worthy good-bye this year to Christmas as we know and love it.
Ranked-Choice Voting is Question 5 on this November’s Maine ballot. It’s an idea that could radically alter our political landscape, and if adopted nationally, could release us from the straitjacket of the two-party system.
A MoveOn petition encouraging Maine superdelegates to vote the will of the people… and release of my latest novel, STRING THEORIES, where —
A brilliant young Los Alamos physicist with amnesia meets a young woman on the run from her husband. She’s self-described “trailer trash” seeking Buddhist wisdom; he just wants to learn what happened to the first 23 years of his life. They meet by “accident,” but was it really?
A wild, adventurous love story of quantum physics and faith, playing out across the unruly cultural landscape of northern New Mexico and the Great Plains.
Some essential Maine Democratic Party caucus info, plus my favorite way to cook meatballs… and another eye-popping New Mexico landscape photo.
A terrific Spanish dish baked eggs with veggies, prosciutto and chorizo – so much flavor with so few spices. Like, none! Also, an upcoming Maine caucus workshop in Belfast, Jan. 28…
No more bashing of Bernie’s principal opponent. Instead, helpful Maine caucus info and contacts for anyone on the Midcoast who wants to make a difference.
The Empire Bites. Back. And Bernie has a tough road ahead… I started this post a little disheartened, but then fell better, more positive, and finally slightly mad as hell.
I’m a huge fan of Bernie Sanders, and no fan at all of Hillary Clinton. The public is starting to wake up, and the mainstream media (at last!) is paying attention. This is Episode 1: four things about Hillary that unnerve me or make my skin crawl. Much more to come in the few posts…