update 12/21/20 Musings: Yarimburgaz Cave, our Early Ancestors’ Survival Learned from Animal-Kin & What Might Cave-Art Actually Be

Musings: Yarimburgaz Cave, our Early Ancestors’ Survival Learned from Animal-Kin and What Might Cave-Art Actually Be 12/21/20 update: https://www.sciencealert.com/early-humans-may-have-hibernated-through-long-winters “…a newly published study has investigated if early humans had this ability at some point. The results – although preliminary – surprisingly suggest that they did, even if they weren’t great at it….” 12/19/20 Early hominids…

listening to Wiyaala’s beautiful song, The Sun God, and a bit of prose

https://twitter.com/i/status/1286613727454867458~~~~ edit: https://youtu.be/7-w2DypdVPI(the YouTube video wasn’t available at the time of my original writing of this blog entry)~~~~~~~ The Desert07/25/20“Cap’n” toni~aynianightfish~djhrck In this placeof desert,shifting dry dunesof towering fears and despairs,winds blow fierce heat,such great thirstfor those who are empty.listen to the windswhich speak allthe truths to be known.in this placekeep feet moving,listen for the…

just a bit of dark prose

Listening to Billie Eilish “ilomilo” this morning. And my mind conjured up just a bit of dark prose. Don’t read it if you’re easily triggered. Continuing to send good thoughts for all the/our Animal-Kin, our Nation, our Earth…Cap’n Toni…

Just watched “13th.” I ask, Are we really the Land of the Free?

Are we really the Land of the Free?What does Freedom look like?What did Freedom in our NationEver look like?Where and whatis our Culture of Freedomof our Nation?Is our Nation more justa large, cleverly burdensomeUser Agreement or Plea Bargainby which we lose one more pieceof Freedom?If the powers that be find it unprofitableto themselves,will we lose…

Not Looking Forward to the Return of the Old Normal

04/06/2020 I have to admit, I am not looking forward to the return of the old normal; those days before this pandemic.  I fear that the current times of staying off the roads, for example, will not be long enough to bring about more permanent change. I cringe terribly for the return of all that…

The Spread of Practical Sense? Probably not.

The Spread of Practical Sense? Probably not. 03/01/2020 For some decades now I’ve wondered what would it take for the contemporary human-animal, on a general population level, to free itself from its more destructive behaviors? What would it take for humans to put capitalism in its place, rather than capitalism keeping most humans in such…

Welcome to the Developing CUSR? Enjoy your stay?

Uhm, welcome to the developing CUSR (Communist United States of Russia)?  Enjoy your stay?   -shudder!- Hi All, Geez. I know, many folks, and I am of basically the same position, really want to ignore all the stuff happening on the Hill. I feel badly for folks like Maddow and O’Donnell and everyone else who has…